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CodeSystem: AddressPartType

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-AddressPartType Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-03-20 Responsible: Health Level 7 Computable Name: AddressPartType
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.5.16

Description: Code that specifies whether an address part names the street, city, country, postal code, post box, etc.

Discussion: The hierarchical nature of these concepts shows composition. E.g. “Street Name” is part of “Street Address Line”

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

SpecializesCodingThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.
GeneralizesCodingInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.
ComponentOfhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#ComponentOfCodingThis relationship indicates that the source concept is a component of the target concept.
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idcodeThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statuscodeDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.


This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-AddressPartType defines the following codes:

LvlCodeDisplayDefinitionSpecial additional relationship for part relatioshipsinternalIdstatus
1ADL additional locatorThis can be a unit designator, such as apartment number, suite number, or floor. There may be several unit designators in an address (e.g., "3rd floor, Appt. 342"). This can also be a designator pointing away from the location, rather than specifying a smaller location within some larger one (e.g., Dutch "t.o." means "opposite to" for house boats located across the street facing houses).AL10651active
1AL address line**Description:** An address line is for either an additional locator, a delivery address or a street address.22619active
2  DAL delivery address lineA delivery address line is frequently used instead of breaking out delivery mode, delivery installation, etc. An address generally has only a delivery address line or a street address line, but not both.17887active
2  SAL street address line**Description:** A street address line is frequently used instead of breaking out build number, street name, street type, etc. An address generally has only a delivery address line or a street address line, but not both.14822active
1BNN building number numericThe numeric portion of a building numberBNR17881active
1BNR building numberThe number of a building, house or lot alongside the street. Also known as "primary street number". This does not number the street but rather the building.SAL10649active
1BNS building number suffixAny alphabetic character, fraction or other text that may appear after the numeric portion of a building numberBNR17882active
1CAR care ofThe name of the party who will take receipt at the specified address, and will take on responsibility for ensuring delivery to the target recipient17879active
1CEN census tractA geographic sub-unit delineated for demographic purposes.17934active
1CNT countryCountry10644active
1CPA county or parishA sub-unit of a state or province. (49 of the United States of America use the term "county;" Louisiana uses the term "parish".)12210active
1CTY municipalityThe name of the city, town, village, or other community or delivery center10646active
1DEL delimiterDelimiters are printed without framing white space. If no value component is provided, the delimiter appears as a line break.10643active
1DINST delivery installation typeIndicates the type of delivery installation (the facility to which the mail will be delivered prior to final shipping via the delivery mode.) Example: post office, letter carrier depot, community mail center, station, etc.DAL17890active
1DINSTA delivery installation areaThe location of the delivery installation, usually a town or city, and is only required if the area is different from the municipality. Area to which mail delivery service is provided from any postal facility or service such as an individual letter carrier, rural route, or postal route.DAL17892active
1DINSTQ delivery installation qualifierA number, letter or name identifying a delivery installation. E.g., for Station A, the delivery installation qualifier would be 'A'.DAL17891active
1DIR directionDirection (e.g., N, S, W, E)SAL10650active
1DMOD delivery modeIndicates the type of service offered, method of delivery. For example: post office box, rural route, general delivery, etc.DAL17888active
1DMODID delivery mode identifierRepresents the routing information such as a letter carrier route number. It is the identifying number of the designator (the box number or rural route number).DAL17889active
1DPID delivery point identifierA value that uniquely identifies the postal address.23531active
1INT intersection**Description:**An intersection denotes that the actual address is located AT or CLOSE TO the intersection OF two or more streets.AL22620active
1POB post boxA numbered box located in a post station.DMODID10652active
1PRE precinctA subsection of a municipality17880active
1STA state or provinceA sub-unit of a country with limited sovereignty in a federally organized country.10645active
1STB street name baseThe base name of a roadway or artery recognized by a municipality (excluding street type and direction)STR17883active
1STR street nameSAL10648active
1STTYP street typeThe designation given to the street. (e.g. Street, Avenue, Crescent, etc.)STR17884active
1UNID unit identifierThe number or name of a specific unit contained within a building or complex, as assigned by that building or complex.ADL17886active
1UNIT unit designatorIndicates the type of specific unit contained within a building or complex. E.g. Appartment, FloorADL17885active
1ZIP postal codeA postal code designating a region defined by the postal service.10647active


2022-10-18reviseMarc DuteauTSMGFixing missing metadata; up-349
2022-02-17 00:00:32+1100reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGPopulate Missing caseSensitive property; UP-286
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.