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General Address Tips

General address tips

Providing error-free "Ship From" addresses will avoid unnecessary delays and get your inventory into the right fulfilment centre. Here are a few tips to keep in mind:

  1. Leave fields blank if they don't apply to your shipping or billing address. Do not enter "N/A," "Not applicable," "None," "Same," and so on.
  2. Enter information in the appropriate fields. For example, do not enter city and province information in the "Address Line 2" field; use the provided city and province fields instead.
  3. Avoid using accent marks or non-English characters. Our systems cannot process Chinese characters, Cyrillic letters, and so on, and entering these into any of the address fields may delay receipt of your shipment to Amazon.
  4. Do not enter shipping or delivery instructions in any of the address fields.
  5. Having trouble getting your address to fit on Address Lines 1 and 2? Here are some common abbreviations that might help:

Apartment APT
Avenue AVE
Beach BCH
Boulevard BLVD
Building BLDG
Canyon CYN
Centre CTR
Circle CIR
Court CT
Crescent CRES
Crossing XING
Department DEPT
Drive DR
Expressway EXPY
Falls FLS
Field FLD
Floor FL
Fort FT
Gardens GDNS
Harbour HBR
Heights HTS
Highway HWY
Hills HLS
Island IS
Junction JCT
Lake LK
Landing LDG
Lane LN
Lodge LDG
Mount MT
Mountain MTN
Office OFC
Parkway PKWY
Penthouse PH
Plaza PLZ
Point PT
Post Office Box P.O. BOX
Road RD
Room RM
Route RTE
Square SQ
Station STA
Street ST
Suite STE
Terrace TER
Turnpike TPKE
Valley VLY
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