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Direct 2.0

June 23, 2017

If you need assistance implementing these changes, or have questions regarding the new features or business elements, please contact the D&B Direct Customer Support team at (866) 465-3829 or submit an online request for assistance.

Service Additions and Changes

The following additions were implemented to the D&B Direct 2.0 API:


Updated product CST_PRD_1 (NORDIC case countries) data transformation in AWS infrastructure.


Updated Spain Financial Stress Score.

Compliance Verification Service5.0SOAP/REST

Updated response elements for Ultimate Beneficial Ownership.

Linkage Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated rollout of Onboard and Direct Onboard Application to OPAL Markets through the following:

  • Send unique ID (Smart Code) for each application in the APLA billing request
  • Update the existing APLA billing codes for the products LNK_FF and LNK_FF_MNRT
  • Add new APLA billing codes for Order Company Public Document
Monitoring Service7.1SOAP/REST

Updated monitoring path of Operating Status Text in Update Monitoring Profile.

Report Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Added new Other Reports pages to support the following product codes: BIR_BANK, BIR_FIN, BIR_HST_OP, BIR_SP_EVNT, PAR_HBI, PAR, BIR_SMMR, BIR_PYMNT, BIR_PF, and KYC.

Data Primer

This Microsoft Exceltm spreadsheet identifies the business elements and data fields delivered by each D&B Data product, along with the data types and definitions. Also available is a chart showing what countries have data available for each D&B Data product. More details...

Data PrimerReleasedRefreshed*
Directional-Data-Primer-v143.zipJune 23, 2017 

*These files are periodically refreshed with the latest business element definitions, and to incorporate any adjustments/minor corrections made to the services.