UNH M 1 MESSAGE HEADER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Request for document message is REQDOC.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.
S009
MESSAGE IDENTIFIER
  • Mandatory
Identification of the type, version, etc. of the message being interchanged.
0065
Message type
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a type of message and assigned by its controlling agency.
0052
Message version number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a message type.
0054
Message release number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the current message version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
0057
Association assigned code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code, assigned by the association responsible for the design and maintenance of the message type concerned, which further identifies the message.
0110
Code list directory version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Version number of the code list directory.
0113
Message type sub-function identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a sub-function of a message type.
0068
COMMON ACCESS REFERENCE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference serving as a key to relate all subsequent transfers of data to the same business case or file.
S010
STATUS OF THE TRANSFER
  • Conditional
Statement that the message is one in a sequence of transfers relating to the same topic.
0070
Sequence of transfers
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number assigned by the sender indicating the transfer sequence of a message related to the same topic. The message could be an addition or a change to an earlier transfer related to the same topic.
0073
First and last transfer
  • Conditional
  • Type: a
  • Length: 1
Indication used for the first and last message in a sequence of messages related to the same topic.
S016
MESSAGE SUBSET IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a message subset by its identifier, version, release and source.
0115
Message subset identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of a message subset, assigned by its controlling agency.
0116
Message subset version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message subset.
0118
Message subset release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message subset version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S017
MESSAGE IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a message implementation guideline by its identifier, version, release and source.
0121
Message implementation guideline identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of the message implementation guideline, assigned by its controlling agency.
0122
Message implementation guideline version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message implementation guideline.
0124
Message implementation guideline release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message implementation guideline version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S018
SCENARIO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a scenario.
0127
Scenario identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Code identifying scenario.
0128
Scenario version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a scenario.
0130
Scenario release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the scenario version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.

BGM M 1 BEGINNING OF MESSAGE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment by which the sender must uniquely identify the request for document by means of its type and number.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a type of document/message by code or name. Code preferred.
1001
Document/message name, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Document/message identifier expressed in code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1000
Document/message name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language identifier specifying the function of a document/message.
C106
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a document/message by its number and eventually its version or revision.
1004
Document/message number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference number assigned to the document/message by the issuer.
1056
Version
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the version number or name of an object.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.
1225
MESSAGE FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the function of the message.
4343
RESPONSE TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment required or transmitted.

DOC M 1 DOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment indicating the type of document that is required, how many copies, and in what form it is required, e.g. EDI, mail, etc.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Mandatory
Identification of a type of document/message by code or name. Code preferred.
1001
Document/message name, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Document/message identifier expressed in code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1000
Document/message name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language identifier specifying the function of a document/message.
C503
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of document/message by number, status, source and/or language.
1004
Document/message number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference number assigned to the document/message by the issuer.
1373
Document/message status, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To identify the status of a document/message.
1366
Document/message source
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Indication of the source from which the printed information is to be or has been obtained.
3453
Language, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).
1056
Version
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the version number or name of an object.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.
3153
COMMUNICATION CHANNEL IDENTIFIER, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of communication channel being used.
1220
NUMBER OF COPIES OF DOCUMENT REQUIRED
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number of originals or copies of a document stipulated or referred to as being required.
1218
NUMBER OF ORIGINALS OF DOCUMENT REQUIRED
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Specification of the number of originals of a stipulated document that are required.

DTM M 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment specifying general dates and, when relevant, times related to the whole message. The request preparation date must be specified using this segment.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

FTX C 20 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 20
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process this segment manually.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the purpose of the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).
4447
TEXT FORMATTING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the formatting parameters for the text.

GRP1 C 99 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for giving references and where necessary, their dates, relating to the whole message.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within the document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.
4000
Reference version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To uniquely identify a reference by its version number.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying the date/time related to the reference.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP2 M 99 NAD LOC GRP3

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties, in coded or clear form, and their functions relevant to the request for document message. Identification of the sender of the request and the recipient is mandatory for the request for document message. It is recommended that where possible only the coded form of the party ID should be specified e.g. the sender and receiver of the report are known to each other, thus only the coded ID is required, but when a new address might have to be clearly specified, e.g. where the document is to be sent to a third party, this should be done preferably in structured format.
3035
PARTY QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code identifying a party involved in a transaction.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C058
NAME AND ADDRESS
  • Conditional
Unstructured name and address: one to five lines.
3124
Name and address line
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
C080
PARTY NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by name, one to five lines. Party name may be formatted.
3036
Party name
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3045
Party name format, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a party name.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to four lines.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city (a town, a village) for addressing purposes.
3229
COUNTRY SUB-ENTITY IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Identification of the name of sub-entities (state, province) defined by appropriate governmental agencies.
3251
POSTCODE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Code defining postal zones or addresses.
3207
COUNTRY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of a country or other geographical entity as specified in ISO 3166.

LOC C 9 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment to identify a location within the above name and address.
3227
PLACE/LOCATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Place/location identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Identification of the name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Place/location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
Related place/location one identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of the first related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
Related place/location one
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of the first related place/location by name.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Related place/location two identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of a second related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Related place/location two
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of a second related place/location by name.
5479
RELATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To specify the relationship between two or more items.

GRP3 C 9 CTA COM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A group of segments giving contact details of the specific person or department within the party identified in the NAD segment.

CTA M 1 CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify a person or department, and their function, to whom communications should be directed.
3139
CONTACT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of a contact (e.g. department or person).
C056
DEPARTMENT OR EMPLOYEE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Code and/or name of a department or employee. Code preferred.
3413
Department or employee identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Internal identification code.
3412
Department or employee
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The department or person within an organizational entity.

COM C 9 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment to identify a communications type and number for the contact specified in the CTA segment.
C076
COMMUNICATION CONTACT
  • Mandatory
Communication number of a department or employee in a specified channel.
3148
Communication number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
The communication number.
3155
Communication channel qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of communication channel being used.

GRP4 M 999 LIN GIS DTM PIA IMD MEA GRP5 GRP6

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 999
A group of segments providing details of what information is required to be included in the document. There must be at least one occurrence of Segment group 4 within a request for document message.

LIN M 1 LINE ITEM

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the line item of the message by the line number and optionally identifying the product or service to be included in the document/message.
1082
LINE ITEM NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Serial number designating each separate item within a series of articles.
1229
ACTION REQUEST/NOTIFICATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
A number allocated to a group or item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C829
SUB-LINE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
To provide an indication that a segment or segment group is used to contain sub-line or sub-line item information and to optionally enable the sub-line to be identified.
5495
Sub-line indicator, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication that the segment and/or segment group is used for sub-line item information.
1082
Line item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Serial number designating each separate item within a series of articles.
1222
CONFIGURATION LEVEL
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number indicating the level of an object which is in a hierarchy.
7083
CONFIGURATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the status of the sub-line item in the configuration.

GIS C 9 GENERAL INDICATOR

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment allowing the user to specify any special processing requirements, e.g. that all related documents are also required.
C529
PROCESSING INDICATOR
  • Mandatory
Type of process indication.
7365
Processing indicator, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identifies the value to be attributed to indicators required by the processing system.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7187
Process type identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Specification of a process or subprocess.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment identifying the date that pertain to the document, e.g. original date, required by date.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

PIA C 9 ADDITIONAL PRODUCT ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment providing additional identification of the product to which the document pertains.
4347
PRODUCT ID. FUNCTION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the function of the product code.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Mandatory
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
A number allocated to a group or item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
A number allocated to a group or item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
A number allocated to a group or item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
A number allocated to a group or item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
A number allocated to a group or item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.

IMD C 9 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment used to identify the product by free format or semi- structured description. Used when no appropriate code is available in the PIA segment to fully describe the product.
7077
ITEM DESCRIPTION TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the format of a description.
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the item characteristic being described.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code from an industry code list which provides specific data about a product characteristic.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Plain language description of articles or products.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Plain language description of articles or products.
3453
Language, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

MEA C 9 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment to describe the physical measurements of the required product, e.g. length, height, weight.
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the purpose of the measurement.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum values of the measurement range.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
6432
Significant digits
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
To specify the number of significant digits.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

GRP5 C 99 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments providing references, and if required applicable dates, pertaining to the above document.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify applicable references to be included in the document, e.g. order number, certificate number.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.
4000
Reference version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To uniquely identify a reference by its version number.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.

DTM C 9 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment to provide dates/times applicable to the above references.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP6 C 99 NAD LOC GRP7

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments allowing documents to be individually addressed to either particular places, and or particular people within locations.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify other parties requiring the document.
3035
PARTY QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Code identifying a party involved in a transaction.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C058
NAME AND ADDRESS
  • Conditional
Unstructured name and address: one to five lines.
3124
Name and address line
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
C080
PARTY NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by name, one to five lines. Party name may be formatted.
3036
Party name
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3045
Party name format, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a party name.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to four lines.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city (a town, a village) for addressing purposes.
3229
COUNTRY SUB-ENTITY IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Identification of the name of sub-entities (state, province) defined by appropriate governmental agencies.
3251
POSTCODE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Code defining postal zones or addresses.
3207
COUNTRY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of a country or other geographical entity as specified in ISO 3166.

LOC C 9 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment to further qualify the above address.
3227
PLACE/LOCATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Place/location identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Identification of the name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Place/location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
Related place/location one identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of the first related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
Related place/location one
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of the first related place/location by name.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Related place/location two identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of a second related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Related place/location two
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of a second related place/location by name.
5479
RELATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To specify the relationship between two or more items.

GRP7 C 9 CTA COM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A group of segments to identify individual contacts relevant to the above party.

CTA M 1 CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify contact person or department.
3139
CONTACT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of a contact (e.g. department or person).
C056
DEPARTMENT OR EMPLOYEE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Code and/or name of a department or employee. Code preferred.
3413
Department or employee identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Internal identification code.
3412
Department or employee
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The department or person within an organizational entity.

COM C 9 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 9
A segment to specify the communication channel and identifier for the above person / department.
C076
COMMUNICATION CONTACT
  • Mandatory
Communication number of a department or employee in a specified channel.
3148
Communication number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..512
The communication number.
3155
Communication channel qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of communication channel being used.

UNT M 1 MESSAGE TRAILER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message and the control reference number of the message.
0074
NUMBER OF SEGMENTS IN A MESSAGE
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..10
The number of segments in a message body, plus the message header segment and message trailer segment.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.