Data Formats by Country

Learn how to pass in data for each country.


United States

Field Description Format Example
Address Country
country
Business's or owner's address country 3 chars USA
Address Postal Code
postal_code
Business's or owner's address postal code 5 digits 94114
Address Region
region
Business's or owner's address state 2 chars CA
Bank Account Number
account_number
Bank account number 5-17 digits 10220001111
Bank Routing Number
bank_code
Bank routing number 9 digits 123456789
Business Ownership Type
ownership_type
Whether the seller's business is private or public Enum PRIVATE
Business Tax ID
business_tax_id
Employer Identification Number (EIN) 9 digits 123456789
Business Type
business_type
Sellers's incorporated business type Enum CORPORATION
Owner Tax ID
tax_id
Either:
Social Security Number (SSN)
Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
9 digits 123456789

Individual Sole Proprietorships

Field Description Format Example
Business Name
business_name
Owner's full legal name String John Doe
Business Tax ID
business_tax_id
Owner's Social Security Number (SSN) or ITIN 9 digits 123456789

Canada

Field Description Format Example
Address Country
country
Business's or owner's address country 3 chars CAN
Address Postal Code
postal_code
Business's or owner's address postal code LNL NLN
(L: letter, N: number)
A1A 1A1
Address Region
region
Business's or owner's address province / territory String Ontario
Bank Account Number
account_number
Bank account number
If the seller is a trust, pass the trust account number (T+8 digits)
5-17 digits 10220001111
Bank Institution Number
institution_number
3-digit bank institution number 3 digits 123
Bank Transit Number
transit_number
5-digit bank transit number 5 digits 12345
Business Ownership Type
ownership_type
Whether the seller's business is private or public Enum PRIVATE
Business Tax ID
business_tax_id
Business Number (BN) 9 digits 123456789
Business Type
business_type
Sellers's incorporated business type Enum CORPORATION
Owner Tax ID
tax_id
(Optional) Social Insurance Number (SIN) 9 digits 123456789

Individual Sole Proprietorships

Field Description Format   Example
Business Name
business_name
Owner's full legal name String John Doe
Business Tax ID
business_tax_id
(Optional) Owner's Social Insurance Number (SIN) 9 digits 123456789