Data Element NamePremises
Data Element Reference NumberG02.03-00-02
Description of Data Element

Premises Identifier

-House Number/ Door Number / Flat Number / House Identifier

-Building Number / Plot Number

-Building Name / Building Identifier

-Stairwell / Lift Number

One or more attributes separated by “,” can be used to identify a Premises / House / Building in a Sub Locality.

At least one attribute is Mandatory in the Address of Premises to identify it uniquely.

Data Element TypeGeneric
Is part of anyAddress of Premises (G02.03)
Parts if any
Data FormatVarchar
Max Size



Should be unique for each house within a Premises

Default Value
OwnerDepartment of Post
Based on
Date Agreed

If required, e-Governance applications can store various Premises Identifiers as separate data element(s) to meet the domain specific requirements. Such storage would also help in Geo-referencing of Address of the Premises, which is being taken up in Phase-II. However size for printing/ display should be limited to Varchar(60)

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