Online Address, Buildings and Dwellings Register

The Online Address, Buildings and Dwellings Register is the common recording pathway for the Address Register and the Buildings and Dwellings Register. It was launched on 26 November 2004.

For reasons of access and usage rights, the Address Register and the Buildings and Dwellings Register are managed separately. The establishment of a common recording pathway guarantees consistent management of the address and building data in both registers. It also ensures that the municipalities, whose responsibility it is to maintain the two registers, do not have to enter data twice. Data processing can be done either via an Internet application (Web client), provided to the municipalities by Statistics Austria free of charge, or via an interface (XML client).

The municipalities are not however just data suppliers, they can also use the Online Address, Buildings and Dwellings Register for their own purposes. For instance, they can query specific data within their sphere of activity at any time, access standardised reports and carry out tailor-made tabulations for their own analyses

The Online Address, Buildings and Dwelling Register is the connection to other national register, for example the Central Register of Residents, and to local register in the municipalities.

Based on the experiences of the first years of operation the Online Address, Buildings and Dwelling Register II was developed. Beside the improvement of the usability and the update of the technical standard, additional changes in content were implemented. The operation of the Online Address, Buildings and Dwelling Register II started on 29 March 2010.