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Description
The SAIC is the national body which ensures business rights in China, for both domestic and foreign enterprises.
Coverage
China
List type
Primary
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4
Quality
75
URL
http://gsxt.saic.gov.cn/
Description
Businesses and NGOs register with the Registration Services Bureau and receive an identification number.
Coverage
Uganda
List type
Primary
Relevance
4
Quality
75
URL
http://www.ursb.go.ug/
Description
All NGOs foreign to Indonesia who wish to operate in the country must register through the Ministry of Foreign affairs/ Kementerian Luar Negeri.
Coverage
Indonesia
List type
Secondary
Data license status
No license
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4
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55
URL
http://www.kemlu.go.id/
Description
XI-IATI is a list of organisation identifiers that is maintained by the IATI Secretariat.
List type
Third-party
Data license status
Open license
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4
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13
URL
http://iatistandard.org/codelists/IATIOrganisationIdentifier/
Description
OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies.
List type
Local
Data license status
No license
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4
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13
URL
http://www.unocha.org
Description
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) has created a list of organisations whom are involved in the transfer of financial flows within the work of the OECD DAC.
List type
Third-party
Data license status
No license
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4
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6
URL
http://www.oecd.org/dac/stats/dacandcrscodelists.htm
Description
The Ministry of Home Affairs conducts a series of tasks in relation to legal practice and administration within Indonesia.
Coverage
Indonesia
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
No license
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4
Quality
5
URL
http://www.kemendagri.go.id/
Description
The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies provide a registration service for companies and associations with details being held on the SIRENE database.
Coverage
France
List type
Deprecated
Relevance
4
URL
http://www.insee.fr/fr/service/default.asp?page=entreprises/entreprise.htm
Description
'The Registry of the Francophone Brussels Commercial Court' does not appear to be an organisation registration agency.
Coverage
Belgium
List type
Deprecated
Relevance
4
URL
http://www.juridat.be/tribunal_commerce/bruxelles/index.htm
Description
Companies in Norway must be Registered with the Register of Business Enterprises.
Coverage
Norway
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
Relevance
2
Quality
90
URL
http://www.brreg.no/
Description
All business operating in Finland must be registered with the Finnish Trade Register.
Coverage
Finland
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
Relevance
2
Quality
87
URL
http://www.prh.fi/en/index.html
Description
Companies House is the United Kingdom's register of companies.
Coverage
United Kingdom
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
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2
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87
URL
http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/
Description
The CBR is the national body for registering companies and maintaining this information in Denmark.
Coverage
Denmark
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
Relevance
2
Quality
87
URL
https://datacvr.virk.dk/data/
Description
The Centre of Registers and Information Systems (RIK) provides a number of services for Estonian individuals and business, in particular electronic services.
Coverage
Estonia
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
Relevance
2
Quality
87
URL
http://www.rik.ee/en/e-business-register
Description
All charities in the Isle of Man must be registered with the General Registry.
Coverage
Isle of Man
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
Relevance
2
Quality
86
URL
http://www.gov.im/registries/courts/charities/
Description
The Office of the Scottish Charity Register (OSCR) regulates charities in Scotland and maintains a public registry of these charities.
Coverage
United Kingdom
Subnational
Scotland
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
Relevance
2
Quality
86
URL
http://www.oscr.org.uk/
Description
The Register of Enterprises registers companies and maintains a database of organisation information.
Coverage
Latvia
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
Relevance
2
Quality
86
URL
http://www.ur.gov.lv/
Description
There are four main types of charity structure in the UK: (1) Charitable incorporated organisation (CIO) (2) charitable company (limited by guarantee) (3) unincorporated association (4) trust .
Coverage
United Kingdom
Subnational
England, Wales
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
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2
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85
URL
http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/
Description
The Swedish Companies Registration Office (Bolagsverket) registers all business operating in Sweden, except for sole traders.
Coverage
Sweden
List type
Primary
Data license status
Open license
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2
Quality
85
URL
http://www.bolagsverket.se/
Description
All charities operating in Ireland must register with the Charities Regulatory Authority.
Coverage
Ireland
List type
Primary
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
81
URL
https://www.charitiesregulatoryauthority.ie/
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
80
URL
http://www.gov.pe.ca/corporations/index.php
Description
The Department of Registrar General under the Department of Justice and Constitutional Affairs is where companies and NPOs register in Malawi.
Coverage
Malawi
List type
Primary
Data license status
No license
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2
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80
URL
https://www.registrargeneral.gov.mw/index.html
Description
The Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) is responsible for company registration in Zambia.
Coverage
Zambia
List type
Primary
Data license status
No license
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2
Quality
80
URL
http://www.pacra.org.zm/
Description
All NGOs are required to register with their local Voluntary Social Welfare (VSWA) department.
Coverage
Pakistan
List type
Primary
Data license status
No license
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2
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80
URL
http://www.swkpk.gov.pk/ , http://social_welfare.kp.gov.pk/
Description
The Afghan Central Business Registry is a service which allows a single place to register a business in Afghanistan.
Coverage
Afghanistan
List type
Primary
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
80
URL
http://acbr.gov.af/
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
80
URL
http://www.registreentreprises.gouv.qc.ca/
Description
The Companies Registration Office of Ireland is responsible for the incorporation of business operating in Ireland and maintaining an online database of the information.
Coverage
Ireland
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
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77
URL
http://www.cro.ie/
Description
All companies in Guernsey must register with the Guernsey Registry.
Coverage
Guernsey
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
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76
URL
http://www.guernseyregistry.com/ , http://www.guernseyregistry.com/charities
Description
The Crossroads Bank for Enterprises (BCE, ECB, CBE) is the registration office for companies in Belgium.
Coverage
Belgium
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
Quality
76
URL
http://economie.fgov.be/fr/entreprises/BCE
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
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75
URL
https://www.justice.gov.nt.ca/en/divisions/legal-registries-division/corporate-registries/
Description
The Mutuals Public Register is the public record of registered mutual societies: * building societies * credit unions * friendly societies * registered societies It contains: * details of societies’ registered offices and contact information the services they offer * public documents such as yearly returns and accounts.
Coverage
United Kingdom
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
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75
URL
https://mutuals.fsa.gov.uk/
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
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75
URL
http://novascotia.ca/sns/access/business/registry-joint-stock-companies.asp
Description
Companies and Non Profit Organisations operating in Jersey register with the Financial Services Commission (JFSC).
Coverage
Jersey
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.jerseyfsc.org/index.asp
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.isc.ca/CorporateRegistry/
Coverage
United Kingdom
Subnational
Northern Ireland
List type
Primary
Relevance
2
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75
URL
http://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/
Description
The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) is responsible for company registration in South Africa.
Coverage
South Africa
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.cipro.gov.za/
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
https://www.pxw1.snb.ca/snb7001/e/2000/2500e.asp
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.servicenl.gov.nl.ca/registries/companies.html
Description
"The companies register is administered by the Ministry of Justice.
Coverage
Slovakia
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.orsr.sk/search_subjekt.asp?lan=en
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
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75
URL
http://www.servicealberta.ca/Corporate_Registry.cfm
Description
The Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) registers companies in Tanzania.
Coverage
Tanzania, United Republic of
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.brela.go.tz/
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
https://direct.gov.mb.ca/mbohtml/html/internet/en/mb_online.html
Description
Companies in Zimbabwe must register with the Registrar of Deeds.
Coverage
Zimbabwe
List type
Primary
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.dcip.gov.zw/
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.bcregistryservices.gov.bc.ca/bcreg/corppg/index.page
Description
The Ministry of Justice hosts the United State Register for all corporate entities, individuals and community groups who are registered in Ukraine.
Coverage
Ukraine
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
Quality
75
URL
https://usr.minjust.gov.ua/ua/home
Description
The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) is the national regulator of business entities, public accountants and corporate service providers in Singapore.
Coverage
Singapore
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.acra.gov.sg/
Description
All companies operating in Nigeria must register with the Corporate Affairs Commission.
Coverage
Nigeria
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://new.cac.gov.ng/home/
Description
All companies and entities (including most NGOs) in the Netherlands must enrol with the Commercial Register, which is hosted by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.
Coverage
Netherlands
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.kvk.nl/ , https://www.kvk.nl/english/
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
https://www.ontario.ca/page/business-and-economy
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.community.gov.yk.ca/corp/index.html
Description
This entry was imported from the Open Corporates Jurisdiction List.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://nunavutlegalregistries.ca/cr_index_en.shtml
Description
All companies operating in Nepal must register with the Office of the Company Registrar Office.
Coverage
Nepal
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.cro.gov.np/
Description
The Serbian Business Registrations Agency (APR) provides a single place of registration for all companies and individuals - domestic and foreign - operating in Serbia.
Coverage
Serbia
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.apr.gov.rs/eng/Home.aspx
Description
The Registrar of Companies is under the remit of the Registrar General, which is a part of the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice.
Coverage
Kenya
List type
Primary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
75
URL
http://www.attorney-general.go.ke/
Description
In France, companies register through a number of institutions, predominantly the local centres de formalités des entreprises, but all companies must eventually be registered with the Trade and Companies Register.
Coverage
France
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Open license
Relevance
2
Quality
63
URL
http://www.infogreffe.fr
Description
"The Australian Business Number (ABN) enables businesses in Australia to deal with a range of government departments and agencies using a single identification number.
Coverage
Australia
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Open license
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2
Quality
62
URL
http://abr.business.gov.au/
Description
The Common Directory of Organizational Units and Offices (DIR3) is a project to improve interoperability between public administration units in Spain.
Coverage
Spain
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Open license
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2
Quality
62
URL
http://administracionelectronica.gob.es/ctt/dir3/descargas
Description
IATI Version 2.
Coverage
United Kingdom
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Open license
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2
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61
URL
http://data.gov.uk/dataset/iati-organisation-identifier-for-uk-government-bodies
Description
Overheid.
Coverage
Netherlands
List type
Secondary
Data license status
No license
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2
Quality
57
URL
http://standaarden.overheid.nl/owms/4.0/doc/waardelijsten
Description
All NGOs wishing to carry out programmes in Bangladesh must gain permission from the Bangladesh NGO Affairs Bureau.
Coverage
Bangladesh
List type
Secondary
Data license status
No license
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2
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56
URL
http://www.ngoab.gov.bd , http://103.234.24.210/
Description
All NGOs operating in Malawi must register with the NGO Board of Malawi.
Coverage
Malawi
List type
Secondary
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
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56
URL
http://ngoboardmalawi.mw/directory.php
Description
The Nonprofit Organisation Directorate is held under the South African Department of Social Development.
Coverage
South Africa
List type
Secondary
Data license status
No license
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2
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55
URL
http://www.npo.gov.za/
Description
Some UK charitable organisations are exempt or excepted from registering with the Charity Commission.
Coverage
United Kingdom
List type
Secondary
Data license status
No license
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2
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55
URL
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/
Description
The Unified Commercial and Social Registry (RUES) integrates multiple commercial registries, including the NIT (Número de Identificación Tributaria) which can be used as the unique identifier.
Coverage
Colombia
List type
Secondary
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
55
URL
http://www.rues.org.co/RUES_Web/
Description
The MHA assigns a registration number to each NGO - this number is time limited, for example 4 years, after which the registration is reviewed.
Coverage
Myanmar
List type
Secondary
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
55
URL
None
Description
NGOs wishing to operate in Afghanistan must register with the NGOs Department of the Ministry of Economy.
Coverage
Afghanistan
List type
Secondary
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
55
URL
http://moec.gov.af/en
Description
Companies in India register with the Registrar of Companies in their state.
Coverage
India
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
53
URL
http://www.mca.gov.in/
Description
The ARES is an information system which collates data from several public registers in the Czech Republic.
Coverage
Czech Republic
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
51
URL
http://wwwinfo.mfcr.cz/ares/ares_es.html.en
Description
All NGOs wishing to operate in Uganda must register with the NGO Board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Coverage
Uganda
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
Quality
50
URL
http://www.mia.go.ug/?page_id=62
Description
"In Australia, charities must register with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) before they can receive charity tax concessions from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
Coverage
Australia
List type
Secondary
Relevance
2
Quality
50
URL
http://www.acnc.gov.au/ACNC/
Description
A UKPRN is a unique number allocated to a provider on successful registration on the UK Register of Learning Providers.
Coverage
United Kingdom
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
Quality
50
URL
https://www.ukrlp.co.uk/
Description
The European Union's Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) provides codes for territorial areas at a number of different levels.
Coverage
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
List type
Secondary
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2
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50
URL
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/nuts/local-administrative-units
Description
All NGOs wishing to operate in Ghana must first register with the General Registrar's Office, and then apply for NGO status from the Department of Social Welfare (DSW).
Coverage
Ghana
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
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50
URL
Description
Use the final segment of the url (below /organisations) as the "registration number", converting all "-" to "_".
Coverage
United Kingdom
List type
Secondary
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2
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50
URL
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations
Description
The NGO Coordination Board of Kenya registers NGOs and maintains a registry of organisation information.
Coverage
Kenya
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
Quality
50
URL
http://www.ngobureau.or.ke/
Description
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assigns companies an Employer Identification Number (EIN) upon application.
Coverage
United States
List type
Secondary
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2
Quality
50
URL
http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=98350,00.html
Description
Corporations Canada are the federal company register.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
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50
URL
http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cd-dgc.nsf/eng/home
Description
Companies in Canada register with their provincial authority, e.
Coverage
Canada
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
Quality
50
URL
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/
Description
All charities wishing to operate in Ethiopia must register with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
Coverage
Ethiopia
List type
Secondary
Relevance
2
Quality
50
URL
http://www.mfa.gov.et/
Description
International NGOs wishing to operate in Nepal must register with the Social Welfare Council.
Coverage
Nepal
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Closed license
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2
Quality
50
URL
http://www.swc.org.np/
Description
Public Bodies is an Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) project that aims to provide a unique ID for every part of every government.
Coverage
Brazil, Germany, Greece, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
List type
Third-party
Data license status
Open license
Relevance
2
Quality
12
URL
http://publicbodies.org/
Description
Non-profit organisations (NPOs) can apply for Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) status from the South Africa Revenue Service in order to become tax exempt.
Coverage
South Africa
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
5
URL
http://www.sars.gov.za/home.asp?pid=170
Description
The Malawi Revenue Authority is responsible for processing tax payments and investigating cases of tax evasion in Malawi.
Coverage
Malawi
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
5
URL
http://www.mra.mw/
Description
The Council for NGOs in Malawi provides a range of support services and advocacy initiatives to NGOs working in Malawi.
Coverage
Malawi
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
5
URL
http://www.congoma.mw/index.html
Description
The SMERU Research Institute is an independent body which conducts research on social issues in Indonesia.
Coverage
Indonesia
List type
Third-party
Data license status
No license
Relevance
2
Quality
5
URL
http://www.smeru.or.id/en
Description
The Registrar of Societies is held under the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice.
Coverage
Kenya
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
No license
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2
Quality
5
URL
http://www.attorney-general.go.ke/
Description
The Jersey Overseas Aid Commission is responsible for distributing international development funds from Jersey.
Coverage
Jersey
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
No license
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2
Quality
5
URL
http://www.jerseyoverseasaid.org.je/
Description
The Lesotho Council of NGOs provides a range of support services and advocacy to civil society organisations in Lesotho.
Coverage
Lesotho
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
Closed license
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2
URL
http://www.lcn.org.ls/
Description
The Ministry of Interior Trade Register does have a database of companies, but users should refer to the Ministry of Justice Business Register in SK-ORSR for the unique identifier list for Slovakia.
Coverage
Slovakia
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
URL
http://www.orsr.sk/search_subjekt.asp?lan=en
Description
Each region of Colombia has a Chamber of Commerce to which all corporate entities must register.
Coverage
Colombia
Subnational
Distrito Capital de Bogota
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
URL
http://www.ccb.org.co/
Description
Registration for NGO in Indonesia can be done at the provincial level.
Coverage
Indonesia
List type
Deprecated
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
URL
http://www.satulayanan.net/layanan/pendaftaran-lsm-atau-ormas/perizinan-lsm-atau-ormas-baru
Description
The Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy provides certification for NGOs working in Pakistan.
Coverage
Pakistan
List type
Third-party
Data license status
Closed license
Relevance
2
URL
http://pcp.org.pk/index.php
Description
All educational establishments in the United Kingdom must be registered with the Department of Education.
Coverage
United Kingdom
List type
Secondary
Data license status
Open license
Quality
61
URL
http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml