What does GOOD, BAD, STREET, and ZIP mean?


GOOD, BAD, STREET, and ZIP are Address Verification Service (AVS) response codes. 

AVS is a service provided by the payment brands that determines the match or partial match of the consumer's address information. The responses are returned to you during the authorization process via your transaction processing software/hardware, and can help determine your next action—approval, exception or decline.


AVS Response


GOOD  Street or zip are both good (if provided)
BAD Both street and zip do not match
STREET  Street does not match
ZIP Zip does not match