Invalid Addresses in the Netherlands

Invalid addresses

1. Deceased Files

In the Netherlands, there is no file with only deceased data, however deceased data is integrated into the undeliverable data files. However it is possible for your customer file to be verified by using only the deceased data.

2. Undeliverable Addresses

Information on request.

3. No Mail Lists

In the Netherlands, there are three types of no mail lists:

  • Post filter: mailing preference service with 240,000 addresses (those who have refused to receive written direct mail advertising)
  • Bel-me-niet (“do not call me“): telephone preference service with 415,000 addresses (those who do not want to receive telephone marketing calls)
  • EPS: email preference service (those who do not want to receive email advertising)


Further Data Quality Solutions in the Netherlands: