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What are the different AVS response codes for AuthorizeNet?
Posted by Wayne Smith, Last modified by Wayne Smith on 18 November 2011 08:11 AM
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What are the different AVS response codes?

The following is a list of possible Address Verification Service (AVS) response codes and their corresponding meanings. Each code is unique.

A = Street Address: Match -- First 5 Digits of ZIP: No Match
This response code signifies a perfect match between the street address entered by the customer and the billing address on file with the credit card issuing bank but a mismatch between ZIP codes.

B = Address not provided for AVS check or street address match, postal code could not be verified
This response code signifies that the transaction was submitted to Authorize.Net without address information so the AVS check could not be performed.

E = AVS Error
This response code signifies that an error occurred on the processing network while processing the AVS request so AVS information is not available for this transaction.

G = Non U.S. Card Issuing Bank
The credit card-issuing bank is not of U.S. origin and does not support the AVS system.

N = Street Address: No Match -- First 5 Digits of ZIP: No Match
Neither the street address nor the ZIP code provided by the customer matches the billing address and ZIP code on file with the card issuing bank.

P = AVS not applicable for this transaction
This response code is returned when address information is not checked against the AVS system. Examples of this would be eCheck.Net transactions, credits, voids, prior auth capture transactions, capture only transactions, declines and other transactions that do not include address checking.

R = Retry, System Is Unavailable
AVS was unavailable on the processing network or the processor did not respond.

S = AVS Not Supported by Card Issuing Bank
The card issuing bank does not support AVS.

U = Address Information For This Cardholder Is Unavailable
Address information is not available for the customers credit card at the processor

W = Street Address: No Match -- All 9 Digits of ZIP: Match
The nine-digit ZIP code provided matches the billing ZIP code on file with the card-issuing bank, but the street address provided does not match.

X = Street Address: Match -- All 9 Digits of ZIP: Match
The nine-digit ZIP code and street address provided matches the billing ZIP code and street address on file with the card issuing bank.

Y = Street Address: Match - First 5 Digits of ZIP: Match
The five-digit ZIP code and street address provided matches the billing ZIP code and street address on file with the card-issuing bank.

Z = Street Address: No Match - First 5 Digits of ZIP: Match
The five-digit ZIP code provided matches the billing ZIP code on file with the card issuing bank, but the street address provided does not match.
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