ELIN (Emergency Location Identification Number)

From NENA Knowledge Base

ELIN (Emergency Location Identification Number) is a valid North American Numbering Plan format telephone number, assigned to the MLTS Operator by the appropriate authority that is used to route the call to a PSAP and is used to retrieve the ALI for the PSAP. The ELIN may be the same number as the ANI. The North American Numbering Plan number may in some cases not be a dialable number.

Relevant NENA Documents


NENA-STA-015, NENA Standard Data Formats for 9-1-1 Data Exchange & GIS Mapping