Brazillian zip-code information
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Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'via_cep'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install via_cep


On terminal you can use via_cep like this:

  require 'via_cep'

  address ='01001-000')
  address =

  address.street # Returns "Praça da Sé"

You can use from terminal either

  $ zipcode 01001-000 01406000

It will return 2 address with its information

  Praça da Sé
  São Paulo

  Avenida Nove de Julho
  Jardim Paulista
  São Paulo

And also search for a zipcode by an address

search = 'SP', city: 'São Paulo', street: 'Praça da Sé')

search.zipcode # => "01001-000"

Available methods

zipcode, street, complement, neighborhood, city, state, ibge, gia.


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.