Use Regular Expressions to Validate Email Addresses

This page contains information regarding the user of regular expressions to validate email addresses in SOAP API calls.

By validating email addresses using regular expressions, you ensure that email addresses used in your API calls follow the correct syntax before import into Marketing Cloud Use these regular expressions to aid in achieving better data quality.

These regular expressions are subject to change. Please contact your Marketing Cloud representative if you have any questions.

The regular expressions below perform the following checks:

  • Ensures the email address contains only valid characters
  • Verifies the presence of a single @ character
  • Verifies that a single period character separates the domain and the domain suffix

Use the regular expressions below as part of your email validation process: