Rule 11008 - Invalid Length for Canadian or US Province/State

Rule Type Rejection

Validated Data

This rule is used to validate the following data in a Address record:

To perform this validation, the following information is used:


Canadian and US addresses require a 2 character state/province.

Effective Period

  • This validation rule is in effect for all school years.

Additional Notes

This rule follows the PASI Data Format Guidelines to determine if the address is in Canada or US.


When this validation rule is triggered, the following message is returned:

Invalid Province/State. The Province/State provided ({State/Province}) for {Address Type} address should be 2 characters in length.

Where {Address Type} parameter is replaced as follows:

For Create Student and Submit Student services

  • Preferred Mailing
  • Alternate Mailing

For Submit Mailing Address service

  • Mailing

For Submit Parent Guardian service

  • Mailing
  • Physical

Applies To

Change History

  • Release 4.02 – Added/Updated
  • Release 6.3 - Updated to include parameter for address type