Business postal address   othershow all attributes
Name postalAddress
Description Campus or office address
Vocabulary not applicable, no controlled vocabulary
References eduPerson, RFC4519
OIDC n/a
LDAP Syntax Postal Address
# of values multi
Example values
  • ETH Zentrum$8092 Zürich$Switzerland
  • Quartier UNIL-Sorge$Bâtiment Amphimax$1015 Lausanne$Switzerland


FromRFC4519: "The postalAddress attribute type contains addresses used by a Postal Service to perform services for the object. Each address is one value of this multivalued attribute."


  • In the Switch edu-ID federation, the limitation 'up to 6 lines of 30 characters' is not relevant.

All attribute definitions in a single document: Switch edu-ID Attribute Specification