41 Postal APIs: Canada Post, Postcode and Stamps

Matthew Scott, December 31st, 2013

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 41 postal APIs. The newest is the New Zealand Post Tracking Notification API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 89 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of postal APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and JSON lead the way. There are 25 postal REST APIs and 16 postal SOAP APIs. Our directory lists 30 postal XML APIs and 15 postal JSON APIs.

The most common tags within postal are 15 postal address APIs, 11 postal mail APIs and 10 postal UK APIs.

On the mashup side, we list 12 postal mashups. We named Free Postcode Maps mashup as mashup of the day in August.

For reference, here is a list of all 41 postal APIs.

AddressingHistory API: Historical online mapping service

Australia Post API: Australian postal service

BlueMailCentral Postal API: Digital mail service

Canada Post API: Canadian postage and mailing service

CDYNE Postal Address Verification API: Postal address verification service

CraftyClicks UK Postal Address Lookup API: U.K. postcode lookup service

Data8 Postcode Lookup API: U.K. address lookup service

Deduktiv ebaas distance API: U.K. postcodes service

Enthusem API: Service to send printed greeting cards

FraudLabs Mexico Postal Code API: Mexican postal code geolocation service

FraudLabs ZIPCodeWorld United States API: U.S. postal code geolocation service

GeoNames API: Geographic name and postal code lookup

India PINCode API: India PIN Code Information Service

L-Vin Post API: German letter mailing service

MapIt UK API: U.K. postcode and location mapping service

Maponics API: Mapping data service

MSHD.net API: Reference information lookup

New Zealand Post Label Printing API: Postal label and tracking code generator

New Zealand Post Locator API: Postal location finder

New Zealand Post Rate Finder API: Shipping information service

New Zealand Post Tracking API: New Zealand parcel tracking service

New Zealand Post Tracking Notification API: Package tracking notification service

Online Courier Quotes API: Australian shipping, parcel delivery and postage service

PC2Paper Letter Pricing API: Digital mail service

PostalMethods API: Web-to-post service for sending letters

Postcard on the Run API: Photo-to-postcard service

Postcode Anywhere API: U.K. and international address management software, postcode finder web services and more

Postcode IT API: Get addresses from postcodes

Postcodes 4 U API: Postcode Lookup Service

SendWrite API: Paper card sending service

Sri Lanka Postal Codes API: Sri Lankan postal code service

stampr API: Letter mailing web service

Stamps.com API: Shipping label creation service

Swiss Post Barcode API: Swiss shipping document service

ThankThank Notes API: Hand-written thank-you note service

UK Postcodes API: U.K. postcode lookup service

Unified Software AddressVal API: Matching service for incomplete U.K. addresses

USC WebGIS Geocoder API: Geolocation service

USPS Merchant Returns API: U.S. Postal Service return shipping service

ZIP Codes API: ZIP code lookup service

ZIPFOURce API: U.S. address validation and standardization service

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