• Used by the Royal Mail for its Cleanmail service
  • Enables UK postcodes as well as Delivery Point Suffixes (DPSs) to be easily read by a machine at high speed
  • There are strict guidelines governing usage of these barcodes, which allow for maximum readability by machines
  • Can be used with Royal Mail’s Cleanmail system as an alternative to OCR readable fonts
  • Allows businesses to easily and cheaply send large quantities of letters

Each character is made up of 4 bars, 2 of which extend upward, and 2 of which extend downward. The combination of the top and bottom halves gives 36 possible symbols: 10 digits and 26 letters.

The RM4SCC barcode on the right consists of a start character, the postcode, the Delivery Point Suffix (DPS), a checksum character, and a stop character. The DPS is a two-character code ranging from 1A to 9T, with codes 9U to 9Z being accepted as default codes when no DPS has been allocated.

Choose the right barcode for your industry and use case.

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