United Nations Directories
for Electronic Data Interchange for
Administration, Commerce and Transport


1.2 Index of data elements by alphabetic sequence by name Change indicators a plus sign (+) for an addition an asterisk (*) for an amendment to structure a hash sign (#) for changes to names a vertical bar (|) for changes to text for descriptions and notes a minus sign (-) for marked for deletion (within either batch and interactive messages) a letter X (X) for marked for deletion (within both batch and interactive messages) Usage indicators [B] = used in batch messages only [I] = used in interactive messages only [C] = common usage in both batch and interactive messages Tag Name 3503 Access authorisation identifier [I] 1148 Account abbreviated name [B] 3194 Account holder identifier [B] 3192 Account holder name [B] 1147 Account identifier [B] 1146 Account name [B] 4437 Account type code qualifier [B] 4474 Accounting entry type name [B] 4475 Accounting entry type name code [B] 1171 Accounting journal identifier [B] 1170 Accounting journal name [B] # 1229 Action code [C] # 1228 Action description [B] 8078 Additional hazard classification identifier [B] 4038 Additional safety information description [B] 4039 Additional safety information description code [B] 3286 Address component description [C] 3477 Address format code [C] 3299 Address purpose code [C] 3475 Address status code [C] 3131 Address type code [C] 9619 Adjustment category code [I] 4465 Adjustment reason description code [C] 9627 Admission source code [I] 9444 Admission type description [B] 9445 Admission type description code [C] 2018 Age [I] 3197 Agent identifier [I] 7431 Agreement type code qualifier [B] 7434 Agreement type description [B] 7433 Agreement type description code [B] 5463 Allowance or charge code qualifier [B] 5189 Allowance or charge identification code [B] 1230 Allowance or charge identifier [B] 6096 Altitude [B] 9051 Applicability code qualifier [B] 9048 Applicability type description [B] 9049 Applicability type description code [B] 9321 Application error code [C] 9424 Array cell data description [B] 9428 Array cell structure identifier [B] 9443 Attendance type code qualifier [B] 7458 Attendee category description [B] 7459 Attendee category description code [B] 9018 Attribute description [C] 9019 Attribute description code [B] 9017 Attribute function code qualifier [C] 9020 Attribute type description [B] 9021 Attribute type description code [C] 4455 Back order arrangement type code [B] 3449 Bank identifier [I] 4383 Bank operation code [B] 9045 Basis code qualifier [B] 9046 Basis type description [B] 9047 Basis type description code [B] 7517 Benefit and coverage code [I] 3507 Benefit coverage constituents code [I] 4022 Business description [B] 4025 Business function code [C] 4027 Business function type code qualifier [B] 1227 Calculation sequence code [B] 7085 Cargo type classification code [B] 3127 Carrier identifier [B] + 3126 Carrier name [B] X 3128 Carrier name [B] 9647 Cavity zone code [I] 4048 Certainty description [C] 4049 Certainty description code [C] 4294 Change reason description [B] 4295 Change reason description code [B] 7036 Characteristic description [C] 7037 Characteristic description code [C] 4051 Characteristic relevance code [B] 7110 Characteristic value description [B] 7111 Characteristic value description code [C] 5237 Charge category code [B] 2155 Charge period type code [I] 5261 Charge unit code [I] 2156 Check-in time [I] 3164 City name [C] 7059 Class type code [B] 4059 Clause code qualifier [B] 4068 Clause name [B] 4069 Clause name code [B] 6412 Clinical information description [B] 6413 Clinical information description identifier [B] 6415 Clinical information type code qualifier [B] 9436 Clinical intervention description [B] 9437 Clinical intervention description code [B] 9441 Clinical intervention type code qualifier [B] 1131 Code list identification code [C] 3055 Code list responsible agency code [C] 9434 Code name [B] 9161 Code set indicator code [B] 9453 Code value source code [B] 9426 Code value text [B] 7357 Commodity identification code [B] 3148 Communication address identifier [C] #| 3155 Communication means type code [B] 3153 Communication medium type code [C] 7506 Component material description [B] 7507 Component material description code [B] 9146 Composite data element tag identifier [B] 1501 Computer environment details code qualifier [B] 1510 Computer environment name [B] 1511 Computer environment name code [C] 6074 Confidence percent [B] 1222 Configuration level number [B] 7083 Configuration operation code [B] 1312 Consignment load sequence identifier [B] 1490 Consolidation item number [B] 3139 Contact function code [B] *#| 3413 Contact identifier [C] #| 3412 Contact name [B] 8275 Container or package contents indicator code [B] 4065 Contract and carriage condition code [B] 5047 Contribution code qualifier [B] 5048 Contribution type description [B] 5049 Contribution type description code [B] 6066 Control total quantity [B] 6069 Control total type code qualifier [B] 1476 Controlling agency identifier [B] 8024 Conveyance call purpose description [B] 8025 Conveyance call purpose description code [B] #| 3207 Country identifier [C] #| 3239 Country of origin identifier [B] #| 3229 Country subdivision identifier [C] #| 3228 Country subdivision name [C] 4505 Credit cover request type code [B] 4509 Credit cover response reason code [B] 4507 Credit cover response type code [B] 5402 Currency exchange rate [C] 6345 Currency identification code [C] 6348 Currency rate [C] 6343 Currency type code qualifier [C] 6347 Currency usage code qualifier [C] 7130 Customer shipment authorisation identifier [B] 7361 Customs goods identifier [B] 7502 Damage area description [B] 7503 Damage area description code [B] 7493 Damage details code qualifier [B] 7508 Damage severity description [B] 7509 Damage severity description code [B] 7500 Damage type description [B] 7501 Damage type description code [B] 7088 Dangerous goods flashpoint description [B] 8246 Dangerous goods marking identifier [B] 8273 Dangerous goods regulations code [B] 9605 Data code qualifier [I] 9162 Data element tag identifier [B] 9175 Data element usage type code [B] 1502 Data format description [B] 1503 Data format description code [C] 9169 Data representation type code [B] 1520 Data set identifier [B] 2000 Date [I] 2379 Date or time or period format code [C] 2005 Date or time or period function code qualifier [C] 2380 Date or time or period text [C] 2148 Date variation number [I] 2160 Days of week set identifier [I] 9025 Definition extent code [B] 9023 Definition function code [B] 4519 Definition identifier [B] 4493 Delivery instruction code [B] 4052 Delivery or transport terms description [B] 4053 Delivery or transport terms description code [B] 4055 Delivery or transport terms function code [B] 4017 Delivery plan commitment level code [B] 7077 Description format code [B] 1507 Designated class code [B] 2015 Despatch pattern code [C] 2017 Despatch pattern timing code [C] 9639 Diagnosis category code [I] 9623 Diagnosis type code [I] 6145 Dimension type code qualifier [B] 9148 Directory status identifier [B] 9446 Discharge type description [B] 9447 Discharge type description code [C] 4221 Discrepancy nature identification code [B] 1220 Document copies required quantity [B] 1004 Document identifier [C] 1073 Document line action code [B] 1156 Document line identifier [C] 1000 Document name [B] 1001 Document name code [C] 1218 Document originals required quantity [B] 1366 Document source description [B] 1373 Document status code [B] 6085 Dosage administration code qualifier [B] 6082 Dosage description [B] 6083 Dosage description identifier [B] 5289 Duty or tax or fee account code [B] 5286 Duty or tax or fee assessment basis quantity [B] 5305 Duty or tax or fee category code [B] 5283 Duty or tax or fee function code qualifier [B] 5278 Duty or tax or fee rate [C] 5273 Duty or tax or fee rate basis code [B] 5279 Duty or tax or fee rate code [B] 5152 Duty or tax or fee type name [B] 5153 Duty or tax or fee type name code [C] 9213 Duty regime type code [B] 6178 Edit field length measure [B] 9026 Edit mask format identifier [B] 9031 Edit mask representation code [B] 8364 Emergency procedure for ships identifier [B] 9004 Employment category description [B] 9005 Employment category description code [C] 9003 Employment details code qualifier [B] 3301 Enacting party identifier [B] 8260 Equipment identifier [B] 8332 Equipment plan description [B] 8154 Equipment size and type description [C] 8155 Equipment size and type description code [B] 8249 Equipment status code [B] 8077 Equipment supplier code [B] 8053 Equipment type code qualifier [C] 9172 Event [B] 9636 Event category description [B] 9637 Event category description code [B] 9173 Event description code [B] 9635 Event details code qualifier [B] #| 2475 Event time reference code [B] 9170 Event type description [B] 9171 Event type description code [B] 8457 Excess transportation reason code [B] 8459 Excess transportation responsibility code [B] 6341 Exchange rate currency market identifier [C] 9038 Facility type description [I] 9039 Facility type description code [I] 3500 Family name [I] 9450 File compression technique name [B] 1516 File format name [B] 9448 File generation command name [B] 1508 File name [B] 4487 Financial transaction type code [B] *#| 3223 First related location identifier [C] 3222 First related location name [B] 9432 Footnote identifier [B] 9430 Footnote set identifier [B] 9505 Formula complexity code [B] 9502 Formula name [B] 9507 Formula sequence code qualifier [B] 9510 Formula sequence name [B] 9509 Formula sequence operand code [B] 9501 Formula type code qualifier [B] 4440 Free text [C] 4441 Free text description code [B] 4447 Free text format code [B] 4453 Free text function code [B] 8022 Freight and other charges description [B] 8023 Freight and other charges description identifier [B] 2013 Frequency code [C] 6071 Frequency code qualifier [B] 6072 Frequency rate [C] 3459 Frequent traveller identifier [I] 8169 Full or empty indicator code [B] 3463 Gate identifier [I] 3499 Gender code [C] 3279 Geographic area code [B] 6029 Geographical position code qualifier [B] 3460 Given name [I] 3504 Given name title description [I] 1496 Goods item number [B] 9417 Government action code [B] 9415 Government agency identification code [B] 9411 Government involvement code [B] 9353 Government procedure code [B] 9164 Group identifier [B] 4078 Handling instruction description [B] 4079 Handling instruction description code [B] 8341 Haulage arrangements code [B] 8092 Hazard code version identifier [B] 8351 Hazard identification code [B] 8410 Hazard medical first aid guide identifier [B] 8211 Hazardous cargo transport authorisation code [B] 7418 Hazardous material category name [B] 7419 Hazardous material category name code [B] X 8325 Hazardous means of transport category code [B] 6008 Height measure [C] 7164 Hierarchical structure level identifier [C] 7166 Hierarchical structure parent identifier [B] 7171 Hierarchical structure relationship code [B] 7173 Hierarchy object code qualifier [B] 5013 Index code qualifier [B] 5039 Index representation code [B] 5030 Index text [C] 5027 Index type identifier [B] 7429 Indexing structure code qualifier [B] 9601 Information category code [I] 9614 Information category description [B] 9615 Information category description code [B] 9616 Information detail description [B] 9617 Information detail description code [B] 9633 Information details code qualifier [B] + 4472 Information type [B] 4473 Information type code [C] X 9612 Information type description [B] X 9613 Information type description code [B] 3310 Inherited characteristic description [B] 3311 Inherited characteristic description code [B] 3465 In-house identifier [I] 3434 Institution branch identifier [B] 3436 Institution branch location name [B] 3432 Institution name [B] 3433 Institution name code [B] 4400 Instruction description [B] 4401 Instruction description code [C] 3285 Instruction receiving party identifier [B] 4403 Instruction type code qualifier [C] 4494 Insurance cover description [B] 4495 Insurance cover description code [B] 4497 Insurance cover type code [C] 4463 Intra-company payment indicator code [B] 4503 Inventory balance method code [B] 4501 Inventory movement direction code [B] 4499 Inventory movement reason code [B] 7491 Inventory type code [B] 9631 Invoice type code [I] 7011 Item availability code [B] 7081 Item characteristic code [B] 7008 Item description [C] 7009 Item description code [C] 7140 Item identifier [C] 7240 Item total quantity [B] 7143 Item type identification code [C] X 3494 Job title description [B] 2162 Journey leg duration quantity [I] 8216 Journey stops quantity [I] 3455 Language code qualifier [C] 3452 Language name [C] 3453 Language name code [C] 6000 Latitude degree [C] 6168 Length measure [C] 9155 Length type code [B] 7444 Level five identifier [B] 7442 Level four identifier [B] 7168 Level number [B] 7436 Level one identifier [B] 7446 Level six identifier [B] 7440 Level three identifier [B] 7438 Level two identifier [B] 1082 Line item identifier [C] 3227 Location function code qualifier [C] *#| 3225 Location identifier [C] 3224 Location name [C] 6002 Longitude degree [C] 4513 Maintenance operation code [C] 3005 Maintenance operation operator code [B] 3009 Maintenance operation payer code [B] 3478 Marital status description [B] 3479 Marital status description code [C] 4233 Marking instructions code [B] 7511 Marking type code [B] 8028 Means of transport journey identifier [B] 6314 Measure [C] 6313 Measured attribute code [C] 6311 Measurement purpose code qualifier [B] 6321 Measurement significance code [C] 6411 Measurement unit code [C] 6410 Measurement unit name [B] 7450 Membership category description [B] 7451 Membership category description code [B] 7455 Membership level code qualifier [B] 7456 Membership level description [B] 7457 Membership level description code [B] 7452 Membership status description [B] 7453 Membership status description code [B] 7449 Membership type code qualifier [B] 1225 Message function code [C] 1523 Message implementation identification code [B] 1052 Message item identifier [B] 1049 Message section code [B] 1054 Message sub-item identifier [B] 1003 Message type code [B] 2164 Millisecond time [I] 5004 Monetary amount [C] 5006 Monetary amount function description [B] 5007 Monetary amount function description code [B] 5104 Monetary amount function detail description [B] 5105 Monetary amount function detail description code [B] 5025 Monetary amount type code qualifier [C] 8334 Movement type description [B] 8335 Movement type description code [B] 3124 Name and address description [C] 3398 Name component description [B] 3405 Name component type code qualifier [B] 3401 Name component usage code [B] 3295 Name original alphabet code [B] 3397 Name status code [C] 3403 Name type code [B] 3493 Nationality code qualifier [B] 3292 Nationality name [B] 3293 Nationality name code [B] 6154 Non-discrete measurement name [B] 6155 Non-discrete measurement name code [B] 7405 Object identification code qualifier [C] 7402 Object identifier [C] 7495 Object type code qualifier [B] 9008 Occupation description [B] 9009 Occupation description code [B] 6176 Occurrences maximum number [B] 4009 Option code [I] 8186 Orange hazard placard lower part identifier [B] 8158 Orange hazard placard upper part identifier [B] 3079 Organisation classification code [B] 3082 Organisational class name [B] 3083 Organisational class name code [B] 3457 Originator type code [I] 7224 Package quantity [B] 7065 Package type description code [B] 8339 Packaging danger level code [B] 7075 Packaging level code [B] 7233 Packaging related description code [B] 7073 Packaging terms and conditions code [B] 8255 Packing instruction type code [B] 3035 Party function code qualifier [C] 3039 Party identifier [C] 3036 Party name [C] 3045 Party name format code [C] 3446 Party tax identifier [B] 9645 Payer responsibility level code [I] 4237 Payment arrangement code [B] 4435 Payment channel code [B] 4439 Payment conditions code [C] 4431 Payment guarantee means code [B] 4461 Payment means code [B] 4467 Payment method code [I] 4469 Payment purpose code [I] 4276 Payment terms description [B] 4277 Payment terms description identifier [B] 4279 Payment terms type code qualifier [B] 5482 Percentage [C] 5249 Percentage basis identification code [B] 5245 Percentage type code qualifier [B] 2152 Period count quantity [C] 2118 Period detail description [B] 2119 Period detail description code [B] 2151 Period type code [C] 2023 Period type code qualifier [B] 3289 Person characteristic code qualifier [B] + 3480 Person job title [B] 7006 Physical or logical state description [B] 7007 Physical or logical state description code [B] 7001 Physical or logical state type code qualifier [B] 9620 Policy limitation identifier [I] 3251 Postal identification code [C] 4521 Premium calculation component identifier [B] 4522 Premium calculation component value category identifier [B] 5118 Price amount [C] 5377 Price change type code [C] 5125 Price code qualifier [C] 5394 Price multiplier rate [B] 5393 Price multiplier type code qualifier [B] 5387 Price specification code [B] 5375 Price type code [C] 4036 Priority description [B] 4037 Priority description code [B] 4035 Priority type code qualifier [B] 9629 Procedure modification code [I] 7190 Process description [B] 7191 Process description code [C] 9421 Process stage code qualifier [B] 6428 Process stages actual quantity [B] 6426 Process stages quantity [B] 7186 Process type description [B] 7187 Process type description code [B] 7364 Processing indicator description [B] 7365 Processing indicator description code [C] 9649 Processing information code qualifier [B] 7139 Product characteristic identification code [I] 7133 Product details type code qualifier [I] 5388 Product group name [B] 5389 Product group name code [C] 5379 Product group type code [B] 7135 Product identifier [I] 4347 Product identifier code qualifier [B] 9608 Product name [I] 4074 Proviso calculation description [B] 4075 Proviso calculation description code [B] 4071 Proviso code qualifier [B] 4072 Proviso type description [B] 4073 Proviso type description code [B] 9035 Qualification application area code [B] 9006 Qualification classification description [B] 9007 Qualification classification description code [B] 9037 Qualification type code qualifier [B] 6060 Quantity [C] 6063 Quantity type code qualifier [C] 4056 Question description [B] 4057 Question description code [B] 6152 Range maximum quantity [C] 6162 Range minimum quantity [C] 6167 Range type code qualifier [B] 5242 Rate or tariff class description [B] 5243 Rate or tariff class description code [C] 5501 Rate plan code [I] 5419 Rate type code qualifier [B] 5263 Rate type identifier [I] 1153 Reference code qualifier [C] 1154 Reference identifier [C] X 4000 Reference version identifier [I] 9625 Related cause code [I] 4018 Related information description [I] 5479 Relation code [C] 9142 Relationship description [C] 9143 Relationship description code [C] 9141 Relationship type code qualifier [C] 1058 Release identifier [B] 3482 Religion name [B] 3483 Religion name code [B] 5314 Remuneration type name [B] 5315 Remuneration type name code [B] 4510 Requested information description [C] 4511 Requested information description code [B] 7299 Requirement designator code [C] 7294 Requirement or condition description [B] 7295 Requirement or condition description identifier [B] 9040 Reservation identifier [I] 9043 Reservation identifier code qualifier [I] 4344 Response description [B] 4345 Response description code [B] 4343 Response type code [C] 6079 Result normalcy code [B] 6077 Result representation code [B] 6087 Result value type code qualifier [B] 8395 Returnable package freight payment responsibility code [B] 8393 Returnable package load contents code [B] 1060 Revision identifier [B] 7176 Risk object sub-type description [B] 7177 Risk object sub-type description identifier [B] 7179 Risk object type identifier [B] 7175 Rule part identifier [B] 4044 Safety section name [B] 4046 Safety section number [B] 3496 Sales channel identifier [B] 7047 Sample direction code [B] 3236 Sample location description [B] 3237 Sample location description code [B] 4407 Sample process step code [B] 7039 Sample selection method code [B] 7045 Sample state code [B] 4517 Seal condition code [B] 9302 Sealing party name [B] 9303 Sealing party name code [B] *#| 3233 Second related location identifier [C] 3232 Second related location name [B] 7293 Sector area identification code qualifier [B] 9166 Segment tag identifier [B] 1159 Sequence identifier source code [B] 1050 Sequence position identifier [C] 9641 Service basis code qualifier [I] 9419 Service layer code [B] 7273 Service requirement code [C] 5267 Service type code [I] 7297 Set type code qualifier [B] 4471 Settlement means code [B] 7106 Shipment flashpoint degree [B] 7102 Shipping marks description [B] 6432 Significant digits quantity [B] 9153 Simple data element character representation code [B] 9156 Simple data element maximum length measure [B] 9158 Simple data element minimum length measure [B] 9150 Simple data element tag identifier [B] 6174 Size measure [B] 6173 Size type code qualifier [B] 4183 Special condition code [C] 4184 Special requirement description [I] 4187 Special requirement type code [I] 7160 Special service description [C] 7161 Special service description code [C] 6331 Statistic type code qualifier [B] 6434 Statistical concept identifier [B] 9015 Status category code [B] 4404 Status description [B] 4405 Status description code [C] 9012 Status reason description [B] 9013 Status reason description code [C] 3042 Street and number or post office box identifier [C] 7497 Structure component function code qualifier [B] 7512 Structure component identifier [B] 7515 Structure type code [B] 5495 Sub-line indicator code [B] 5213 Sub-line item price change operation code [C] 4457 Substitution condition code [B] 5275 Supplementary rate or tariff code [B] 9643 Supporting evidence type code qualifier [I] 7383 Surface or layer code [C] 6246 Temperature degree [B] 6245 Temperature type code qualifier [B] 2009 Terms time relation code [B] 4419 Test administration method code [B] 4416 Test description [B] 3077 Test medium code [B] 4415 Test method identifier [B] 7188 Test method revision identifier [B] 4424 Test reason name [B] 4425 Test reason name code [B] 4451 Text subject code qualifier [C] 2002 Time [I] 2031 Time variation quantity [I] 2116 Time zone difference quantity [I] 2029 Time zone identifier [I] 5160 Total monetary amount [I] 4043 Trade class code [B] 8017 Traffic restriction application code [I] 8015 Traffic restriction code [I] 8035 Traffic restriction type code qualifier [I] 8101 Transit direction indicator code [B] 4215 Transport charges payment method code [B] 8126 Transport emergency card identifier [B] 8215 Transport means change indicator code [I] 8178 Transport means description [B] 8179 Transport means description code [C] 8212 Transport means identification name [B] 8213 Transport means identification name identifier [B] 8453 Transport means nationality code [B] 8281 Transport means ownership indicator code [B] 8066 Transport mode name [B] 8067 Transport mode name code [B] 8323 Transport movement code [B] 4219 Transport service priority code [B] 8051 Transport stage code qualifier [B] 9308 Transport unit seal identifier [B] 8219 Traveller accompanied by infant indicator code [I] 1145 Traveller reference identifier [I] 7064 Type of packages [B] 7504 Unit or component type description [B] 7505 Unit or component type description code [B] 5284 Unit price basis quantity [B] 5420 Unit price basis rate [B] 6353 Unit type code qualifier [C] 7124 United Nations Dangerous Goods (UNDG) identifier [B] 6350 Units quantity [C] 9285 Validation criteria code [B] 9282 Validation key identifier [B] 9280 Validation result text [B] 9029 Value definition code qualifier [B] 1518 Value list identifier [B] 1514 Value list name [B] 1505 Value list type code [B] 9422 Value text [B] 6064 Variance quantity [B] 1056 Version identifier [B] 6140 Width measure [C] 9607 Yes or no indicator code [I]

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