TrueNCOA, an alternative to Melissa Data


  1. Price - is everything included?  Some providers charge extra for the number of records, vacancy, residential delivery indicator, and 18 vs. 48-month processing.
  2. Features - does the price include all features?
  3. Speed - how long will it take to get a report?  How long will it take to process my file?  How long will it take for me to get my results?

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Feature TrueNCOA Melissa Data
18 month USPS NCOA Included Included
48 month USPS NCOA  Included Additional
Minimum fee None $50 for 48 month service/ $40 for 24 month service
API Included None
RDI Included Additional
Vacancy Included Additional
NCOA analysis try-before-you-buy Included n/a
Update notifications Weekly - for free & for ever none
Updates included with purchase 95 days - maintain USPS compliance none
Turnaround time 100% less than 30 minutes 1 - 2 business days
Setup fees None  None
Volume requirement None n/a
Input file formats CSV, TXT, XLS, XLSX n/a
Dynamic record-level name parsing Included n/a
CASS certification Included Included
CASS report Included Included
USPS Delivery Point Validation Included Included
USPS SuiteLink Included Included
DPV codes Included Included
File process notifications Included n/a
Required software None None
Secure web-based file upload Included Included
Full data automation Included Included
De-duplicate filtering Included Available
NCOA Rate  TrueNCOA Melissa Data
Price Per 1000 Records Non-profit Organizations:

$20.00 flat rate per file (no record maximum) with 95 days of free updates.

Agencies and Commercial Organizations:

$20.00 per 5 million records processed.

Up to 100,000: $2.95 ($2.25)

Price per 1000 records processed for 48-month (24-month) - Min $50 ($40)

Up to 500,000: $2.80 ($1.70)
Up to 1 million: $1.60 ($1.20)
Up to 5 million: $0.95 ($0.75)
Over 5 million: $0.55 ($0.50)
Flat rate pricing $20/file process n/a
Additional fees None None
Payment method All major credit cards accepted All major credit cards accepted

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TrueNCOA will save you at least $20 and keep you USPS compliant at no extra cost if you are mailing more than 850 records each year. Learn more about unlimited, flat rate service here or email with questions.

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