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032  Postal Registration Number (R)

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
‡a Postal registration number (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
‡b Source agency assigning the number (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory

Definition

Contains postal service registration numbers. Some countries require postal service registration numbers for certain mailing class privileges. In the United States, the U.S. Postal Service assigns U.S. Postal Service (USPS) publication numbers to second-class and controlled-circulation material.

In Canada, Canada Post (CP) assigns the Second Class Mail Registration Number.

The National Serials Data Program uses field 032 to record USPS numbers of publications for which NSDP has reported ISSNs to the Postal Service.

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

blank character

Undefined

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
‡a Postal registration number

Enter USPS numbers as six digits. Enter leading 0's to fill all six positions. Do not enter hyphens. Canada Post (CP) Second Class Mail Registration numbers are recorded as four digits.

032     003752
032     9545
‡b Source agency assigning the number

The source of the number in subfield ‡a. For numbers assigned by Canada Post, the name of the source is given as CP.

032     003752 ‡b USPS
032     9545 ‡b CP

Printing

Field 032 does not print.