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Direct 2.0

July 14, 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:


Eliminated PKPP and PKDS packet calls to Dunslink backend for all GDP products.


Updated Spain Financial Stress Score commentaries.

Compliance Verification ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated Trade Up request element applicability for Ultimate Beneficial Ownership product.

Compliance Verification Service5.0SOAP/REST

Resolved defect of Unknown Country Beneficiaries Count response element for Ultimate Beneficial Ownership product.

Country List ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated the ISO Alpha-3 country code for Romania to ROU.

Entity List ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated Organization Start From Year and Organization Start To Year request elements applicability for Find Company and Find Contact features.

Investigation ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Resolved schema validation errors in the response for error scenarios.

Investigation ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Implemented additional character support for Investigation Remarks Text request element for countries US and CA.

Report Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Resolved timeout issue on Direct 2.0/ D&B Credit Report product orders for Mexico case country.

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-v144.zipJuly 14, 2017 

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