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State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC)

CN-SAIC

The SAIC is the national body which ensures business rights in China, for both domestic and foreign enterprises. Businesses must register with the SAIC. The Enterprise Registration Bureau is the department responsible for enterprise registration. For further details on the procedure for starting a business entity, see this WikiProcedure - https ...

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  • CN

Registration Services Bureau

UG-RSB

Businesses and NGOs register with the Registration Services Bureau and receive an identification number. This number can be used as an identifier. A publicly available database can be search on the Bureau website.

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  • UG

Brønnøysundregistrene

NO-BRC

Companies in Norway must be Registered with the Register of Business Enterprises. Non-profits are eligible for registry with the Register of Non-Profit Organizations. These registries are maintained by the Brønnøysundregistrene. Businesses can be incorporated by applying to the online 'coordinated register notification' - Altinn, which is also maintained by Brønnøysundregistrene. This ...

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  • NO

Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia

LV-RE

The Register of Enterprises registers companies and maintains a database of organisation information. This information is searchable on the website and can be found in CSV form. "Register of Enterprises is the central institution which keeps all data and records up to date. It is mandatory to submit incorporation documents ...

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  • LV

e-Business Register (Estonia)

EE-KMKR

"Central Commercial Register is an online service based on the central database of Estonian registration department of the court. The central database includes digital data from the commercial register, the commercial pledge register, the register of state agencies and local government institutions, the register of non-profit associations and foundations. "[1 ...

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  • EE

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland

GB-NIC

The Register of Charities is an accurate and up-to-date list of all organisations in Northern Ireland considered by law to be charitable. Currently, registration is a managed process and only organisations called forward by the Commission are considered eligible to register. For more information on the Register please visit http ...

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  • GB

Companies House

GB-COH

Companies House is the United Kingdom's register of companies. It contains entries for many kinds of companies, including: * Public limited company (PLC) * Private company limited by shares (Ltd, Limited) * Private company limited by guarantee, typically a non-commercial membership body such as a charity * Private unlimited company (either with or ...

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  • GB

Israel Charity Registry

IL-RA

In Israel, charitable organisations may take two forms: * Companies registered for public benefit (which are in the Register of Companies - IL-ROC) * Charities registered with the register of charities (Rasham Ha'amutot) which are contained within this list (IL-RA) Rasham Ha'amutot registration numbers begin with '58'.

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  • IL

Danish Central Business Register

DK-CVR

The CBR is the national body for registering companies and maintaining this information in Denmark. The Central Business Register at Virk is available with English headings and categories. It can be used to search for information on all Danish businesses. "The Danish Central Business Register (aka CVR — Det Centrale Virksomhedsregister ...

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  • DK

Centre of Registers and Information Systems (RIK)

EE-RIK

The Centre of Registers and Information Systems (RIK) provides a number of services for Estonian individuals and business, in particular electronic services. These include the maintenance of the land registry database, criminal records database, company registry database and more. They also have a portal for the online registration of companies ...

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  • EE

Finnish Patent and Registration Office

FI-PRO

All business operating in Finland must be registered with the Finnish Trade Register. The Finnish Trade Register is maintained by the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRO), whom are also responsible for maintaining the Business Information System, which can be used to search for all companies in Finland, and the ...

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  • FI

Charity Commission

GB-CHC

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

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  • GB

Isle of Man Index of Registered Charities

IM-GR

All charities in the Isle of Man must be registered with the General Registry. The General Registry maintain information about charities in the Index of Registered Isle of Man Charities "The General Registry has specific statutory roles in relation to the registration of charities and the receipt of statutory statements ...

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  • IM

Scottish Charity Register

GB-SC

The Office of the Scottish Charity Register (OSCR) regulates charities in Scotland and maintains a public registry of these charities. "The OSCR perform a range of functions which includes:[5] Determining whether bodies are charities. Keeping a public Register of charities. Facilitating compliance by charities with the legislation. Investigating any ...

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  • GB

Central Commercial Register of the Kingdom of Spain

ES-RMC

The Central Mercantile Register (1) provides the access to the companies information supplied by the Regional Mercantile Registers after the 1 January 1990, once the data has been organized and processed in accordance with Section 379 of the Mercantile Register Regulations currently in effect. (1) Central Commercial Register - Central Corporate ...

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  • ES

National Tax Agency Corporate Number Publication Site

JP-JCN

On this website, the Corporate Number of each organization that has such number designated, and the name and the address of the head office or principal place of business of each organization that has registered its indications in English are made public. The registry is open and searchable by Japanese ...

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  • JP

Rwanda Revenue Authority

RW-RRA

The Rwanda Revenue Authority issues Taxpayer Identification Numbers (TIN) for all physical and moral persons (people and companies/legal entities) undertaking taxable activities: "This is a unique number which is issued to a taxpayer by the tax Administration. It is obligatory for every taxpayer to have this unique number. Taxpayers ...

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  • RW

Commercial Register

BG-EIK

This register uses Unified identification Codes (UIC) which certify the legality of one's business and under which one's company is signed in the National Statistics Agency.

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  • BG

Business Identification Number (BIN)

KZ-BIN

"Business Identification Number (BIN) is a unique number consisting of 12 digits created for legal person (branch and agency) and individual entrepreneur operating in form of joint entrepreneurship. [...] as from January 1, 2013 [...] BIN (Business Identification Number) will be implemented in the Republic of Kazakhstan instead of Taxpayer’s Registration ...

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  • KZ

Companies Commission of Malaysia

MY-SSM

The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) is a statutory body formed as a result of a merger between the Registrar of Companies (ROC) and the Registrar of Businesses (ROB) in Malaysia which regulates companies and businesses. SSM came into operation on 16 April 2002.

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  • MY

Bolagsverket

SE-BLV

The Swedish Companies Registration Office (Bolagsverket) registers all business operating in Sweden, except for sole traders. This registry is available to search online. All entities are given an organisation number that can be used as an identifer. "All forms of business enterprise except for sole traders have to be registered ...

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  • SE

Common Register Portal of the German Federal States (CRP)

DE-CR

Companies, partnerships and co-operatives are registered in Germany at the level of local courts. Each court issues it's own registration numbers, so registration number 0001 from one court is not the same organisation as registration number 0001 from a different court. The Common Register Portal of the German Federal ...

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  • DE

Register of Associations, Jordan

JO-MSD

"The register of associations was established in the Ministry of Social Development in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan by virtue of the Associations Law No. (51) of 2008 and its amendments which abolished the Law of Associations and Voluntary Organizations No. 33 of 1966 and its amendments. The register of ...

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  • JO

Ecuador Unique Taxpayer Registry

EC-RUC

To carry out economic activity in Ecuador, an organisation must have a unique taxpayer identifier (RUC). Both individuals and organisations may hold a taxpayer identifier. The Superintendency of Companies provides a search of companies, with each record showing their RUC.

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  • EC

Legal entity registration number (IDNO) Moldova

MD-IDNO

"General information about the legal entities incorporated on the Republic of Moldova’s territory, except political parties, non-governmental organizations and press agencies. Data from the State Chamber of Registration is published once per month on the Government Portal of Open Data (http://www.date.gov.md/en) and can be ...

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  • MD

Unique Taxpayer Registry, Paraguay

PY-RUC

The Registro Único del Contribuyente (RUC) is the unique taxpayer registry that maintains the personal, non-transferable, identification number for all those physical persons (national or foreign) and legal entities (for-profit and non-profit) that carry out economic activities in the Paraguayan territory. The identification number is created primarily for tax purposes.

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  • PY

Companies Control Department (Jordan)

JO-CCD

The Companies Control Department is an independent national financial and administrative institution affiliated to the Minister of Industry and Trade in Jordan under the provisions of the amended Companies Law No. (40) of 2002. The work of the department is governed by the 1997 Companies Law No. The Department is ...

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  • JO

Charities Regulatory Authority of Ireland

IE-CHY

All charities operating in Ireland must register with the Charities Regulatory Authority. The Charities Regulator maintains a publicly searchable database of these organisations, in webpage and Excel form. "Our work as a Regulator is to increase public trust and confidence in the management and administration of charitable organisations and to ...

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  • IE

Afghanistan Central Business Registry

AF-CBR

The Afghan Central Business Registry is a service which allows a single place to register a business in Afghanistan. All companies, groups and individuals are required to register at the ACBR, where they receive confirmation of their registration, become published in the ACBR Gazette and receive the Tax Identification Number ...

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  • AF

Bangladesh Office of the Register of Joint Stock Companies and Firms

BD-ROC

The Register of Joint Stock Companies is the institution responsible for registering and preserving documentation of the following types of organizations: (A) Public companies (B) Private companies (C) Foreign companies (D) Trade Organization (Trade Organization) (E) Society (association), and (F) Partnership firm (partnership business) RJSC registers various organizations and ensures ...

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  • BD

Companies and Businesses Registration Integrated System, Mauritius

MU-CR

The Corporate and Business Registration Department has the following main functions: - The incorporation, registration and striking-off of companies - The registration of documents that must be filed under the Companies Act 2001 - The provision of company information to the public - The enforcement of compliance with the legal requirements - Registration of Businesses ...

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  • MU

Commercial Registry, Federal Office of Justice (Switzerland)

CH-FDJP

The Swiss Commercial Register is administered by the cantons under the supervision of the Swiss Confederation. All the commercial register entries made by the cantonal register offices are published in the Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce (SOGC) after having been checked and approved by the Federal Commercial Registry Office. Since ...

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  • CH

National Identification Number of Companies and Associations (NINEA), Senegal

SN-NINEA

Any organization (company, association, NGO) operating in Senegal must be included in a directory of legal entities ([Source](http://www.impotsetdomaines.gouv.sn/fr/demander-un-ninea)). Registration takes place through several agencies, and a Numéro d’Identification National des Entreprises et des Associations (NINEA) (National Identification Number for Companies and Associations ...

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  • SN

Pakistan Voluntary Social Welfare Agency

PK-VSWA

All NGOs are required to register with their local Voluntary Social Welfare (VSWA) department. The VSWA assigns each organisation with an organisation identifier that is made up of a number and the year of registration. There is no searchable database. The VSWA number should be used as a unique identifier ...

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  • PK

Department of the Registrar of Companies (Sri Lanka)

LK-DRC

Companies ins Sri Lanka are registered through the Department of the Registrar of Companies. Under the Companies Act No 7. of 2007, DRC are responsible for: * Incorporation of Private Limited Liability Companies * Incorporation of Public Limited Liability Companies * Registration of Foreign Companies * Registration of Off-Shore Companies * Incorporation of Unlimited Companies ...

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  • LK

Registrar General, Department of Justice

MW-RG

The Department of Registrar General under the Department of Justice and Constitutional Affairs is where companies and NPOs register in Malawi. They do not have a database of company information available online. "We are a government department under the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs responsible for the registration and ...

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  • MW

Mozambique Ministry of Justice

MZ-MOJ

'Domestic NGOs are required to register with the Ministry of Justice.'[1] [1] http://www.commonwealthofnations.org/sectors-mozambique/civil_society/national_ngos_civil_society/

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  • MZ

Peruvian National Superintendency of Public Registries - Registered Legal Entities

PE-SUNARP

The SUNARP is an autonomous decentralized body of the Justice Sector in Peru and the governing body of the National System of Public Registries. It maintains the register of Legal Entities ("Registro De Personas Juridicas") which covers corporate and non-corporate bodies including: * Non Corporate * Associations * Foundations * Committees * Peasant and native ...

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  • PE

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mali

ML-CCIM

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mali (CCIM) is responsible for the organization and professional representation of organisations and legal persons working in the various branches of commercial, industrial and service activities in Mali.

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  • ML

Unique Tax Identifier

BJ-IFU

The Benin 'Unique Fiscal Identifier' was created by Decree No 2006-201 of 8 May 2006, and is linked to a national directory of persons, institutions and associations. "The IFU's main objective is: * To uniquely register natural or legal persons throughout the national territory; * To avoid assigning several identifiers (INSAE ...

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  • BJ

Georgian Revenue Service

GE-RS

The Revenue Service of Georgia (RS) operates under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Georgia. All individuals and institutions with a relationship to the tax authority are issued with an identification number. Governmental organisations and individuals register directly with the Revenue Service of Georgia (RS). Entrepreneurs (Limited Companies ...

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  • GE

Patents and Companies Registration Agency

ZM-PCR

The Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) is responsible for company registration in Zambia. "The Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) is a semi-autonomous executive agency of the Zambian Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry. Its principal functions are to operate a legal system for registration and protection of commercial ...

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  • ZM

Ministry of Trade (Ethiopia)

ET-MOT

The Ministry of Trade is the official ministry for business registration in Ethiopia. "The Ministry of Trade was re-established in August1995 under -- proclamation No 4/1995 issued to provide for the definition of powers and duties of the executive organs of the Federal Democratic Republic ofEthiopia (FDRE). The Ministry was ...

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  • ET

National Trade Register (Romania)

RO-CUI

The National Trade Register Office (NTRO) is a public institution with legal personality, subordinated to the Ministry of Justice, entirely financed from the state budget, whose activity is regulated by the Law no. 26/1990 on trade register, as republished and subsequently amended and supplemented. The National Trade Register Office ...

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  • RO

The National Court Register (Poland)

PL-KRS

The National Court Register (KRS standing for Krajowy Rejestr Sądowy) number is required to be acquired by several types of organizations: companies (without Sole Proprietorships that register in CEiDG), non-profits (associations, foundations, charities), unions and public health institutions. An organization has to apply for a KRS number and pay a ...

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  • PL

Securities and Exchange Commission (Philippines)

PH-SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission in the Philippines provides licenses so that corporations, partnerships or associations can transact business in the Philippines. For domestic companies, this may come in the form of a 'Certificate of Incorporation'. For foreign firms or organisations, branches may obtain a 'License to transact business'.

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  • PH

Registro de Personas Jurídicas (Costa Rica)

CR-RPJ

Companies and foundations may be registered with the Registro de Personas Jurídicas managed by the National Registry (Registro Nacional). Numbers are assigned in with the structure N-NNN-NNNNNN. Sometimes, these are written without leading zeros for the second set of numbers, but in org-id.guide the leading zeros should be include ...

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  • CR

Private Voluntary Organisations Council (Zimbabwe)

ZW-PVO

"NGOs in Zimbabwe are mainly registered under the Private Voluntary Organization Act (PVO Act). Registration is done through the Department of Social Welfare under the Ministry of Public Service Labour and Social Welfare." [1] [1] http://www.kanokangalawfirm.net/setting-ngo-zimbabwe/

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  • ZW

Government of India, Ministry of Corporate Affairs

IN-MCA

Companies in India register with the Registrar of Companies in their state. While each Registrar of Companies maintains their own database, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs regulates the corporate sector and maintains a database of national company information. Companies are issued with a 21-digit alphanumeric Corporate Identification Number (CIN), and ...

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  • IN

Irish CompaniesRegistration Office

IE-CRO

The Companies Registration Office of Ireland is responsible for the incorporation of business operating in Ireland and maintaining an online database of the information. Data is provided for free and also for a fee, depending on the amount/type requested. "The CRO has a number of core functions: * The incorporation ...

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  • IE

Crossroads Bank for Enterprises

BE-BCE_KBO

The Crossroads Bank for Enterprises (BCE, ECB, CBE) is the registration office for companies in Belgium. The ECB compiles a list of business identification numbers, maintains the database and provides the list in an available format. "The following companies must register with the ECB: 1. legal persons under Belgian law ...

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  • BE

Guernsey Registry

GG-RCE

All companies in Guernsey must register with the Guernsey Registry. This also applies to most charities and NPOs. The Guernsey Registry maintain a registry of all companies, charities and all NPOs in Guernsey. These are recorded in a publicly searchable webpage database for companies and also two separate lists for ...

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  • GG

Afghanistan Tax Identification Number

AF-TIN

TIN is a ten digit number which is issued to all individuals, companies and organizations that operate in Afghanistan. It is a permanent identification number and never changes, but the date of issue has to be renewed annually on the date of expiration.

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  • AF

Registrar of Companies (Israel)

IL-ROC

The Register of Companies is maintained by the Israeli Corporations Authority and can be searched using part or all of a company name in English or Hebrew, or by entering the company number. The search interface and the results are in Hebrew. Free information on a company includes type of ...

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  • IL

Austria Company Register

AT-FB

Available only in German. Access can be obtained by using services of special companies like http://www.advokat.at/Advokat-Online/Module/Firmenbuch.aspx that are entitled to provide it (for full list see https://www.justiz.gv.at/web2013/html/default/2c9484852308c2a601240b693e1c0860.de.html)

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  • AT

Italian Tax Code / VAT Number

IT-CF

Companies (and some other entities) in Italy must register with the Business Register of the Chambers of Commerce. They are assigned a Codice Fiscale (CF) or Tax Code which also acts as their Partitia IVA (P.IVA) or VAT Number. Entities may also be assigned an Economic and Administrative Directory ...

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  • IT

United State Register of Corporate Entites

UZ-KTUT

The State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan maintans the United State Register of Corporate Entites and organizations (Корхоналар ва ташкилотларнинг ягона давлат)

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  • UZ

Ajman Free Zone Authority

AE-AFZ

The authority's website can be used to find its address, email and call center contacts. No clear search functionality directly on the website.

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  • AE

Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)

SG-ACRA

The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) is the national regulator of business entities, public accountants and corporate service providers in Singapore. Each corporate entity receives a Unique Entity Number (UEN), which should be used as the identifier. "Registering or setting up a company in Singapore is accomplished through contacting ...

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  • SG

Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (Botswana)

BW-CIPA

The Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) is the official register of businesses in Botwana under the Companies Act (CAP 42:01), which provides for the incorporation of companies and the Registration of Business Names Act (CAP 42:05), which provides for registration of business names and post registration notices ...

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  • BW

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre

AE-DMCC

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre is a Free Zone Authority established by the government of Dubai in 2002. The DMCC authority registers and licenses companies to operate in the DMCC Free Zone. N.B There is a 'Business Directory', however, this does not provide registration numbers[1] [1]: https://www.dmcc ...

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  • AE

MERSIS - Central Trade Registry System

TR-MERSIS

Central Trade Registry System (MERSIS) is a centralized information system allowing for the implementation of the commercial registry processes and storing them and commercial registry data electronically. MERSIS can be accessed by registered users or using the e-signature from the website of the Ministry of Customs and Trade. It contains ...

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  • TR

Uniform State Register of Legal Entities of Russian Federation

RU-INN

This register offers information reports on any legal entity registered on the territory of the Russian Federation in the on-line mode directly from the respective registers. There are following types of products available at this moment: * Extract from USRLE - price 1 credit (1 credit is equal to 10.8 Euro ...

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  • RU

Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission

NG-CAC

All companies operating in Nigeria must register with the Corporate Affairs Commission. NGOs also register with the Commission. This database is available through a searchable webpage. "The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of Nigeria was established in 1990 vide Companies and Allied Matters Decree no 1 (CAMD) 1990 as amended, now ...

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  • NG

Ministry of Justice Business Register

SK-ORSR

"The companies register is administered by the Ministry of Justice. Entry to the register is obligatory for companies, cooperatives and for some specific physical entities stated by law. Information in the register is searchable by trade name, identification number, registered office, registration number and name of a person." [1] "The ...

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  • SK

Business Registration Number (Organisationsnummer), Sweden

SE-ON

"The organization number is a unique identifier assigned to legal entities, such as companies and associations. The authority that registers the company or association when it is to be started assigns the organizational number. Most companies and associations have their organization number from the Swedish Companies Registration Office [Bolagsverket](http ...

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  • SE

Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC)

JE-FSC

Companies and Non Profit Organisations operating in Jersey register with the Financial Services Commission (JFSC). A search of company information is freely available on the Commission website. There was no search available for NPOs at the time of last checks. Users should be aware that the identifier numbers are not ...

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  • JE

Fujairah Chamber of Commerce and Industry

AE-FCCI

There is no company information available directly from this registry, but Chamber of Commerce and Industry can be contacted via the form on the website, phone or email to request more information.

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  • AE

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)

ZA-CIP

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) is responsible for company registration in South Africa. There is a basic free database search, or users can subscribe to the CIPC website. "Functions of the Commission Registration of Companies, Co-operatives and Intellectual Property Rights (trade marks, patents, designs and copyright) and maintenance ...

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  • ZA

Chamber of Commerce (Netherlands)

NL-KVK

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. Each entity receives a Chamber of Commerce number upon registration, which is the appropriate identifier Dutch companies and NPOs. Basic company information is available for ...

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  • NL

United State Register

UA-EDR

The Ministry of Justice hosts the United State Register for all corporate entities, individuals and community groups who are registered in Ukraine. Each corporate entity is assigned an identification code which can be used as a unique identifier. The is a free search and a paid search of the database ...

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  • UA

Electronic database of legal entities and branches (Krygyzstan)

KG-ID

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kyrgyz maintains the register of legal entities. It contains entries for many kinds of organizations, including: * Companies * Partnerships * Co-operatives * Trade unions * Local and state enterprises * Joint ventures * Small businesses * Political Parties * Credit unions This list references the company registration number scheme

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  • KG

Slovenian Business Register

SI-PRS

The Slovenian Business Register (PRS) is a central database containing information about all business entities involved in a profit or non-profit activity having their principal place of business located on the territory of the Republic of Slovenia, as well as information on their subsidiaries and other divisions of business entities ...

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  • SI

Hong Kong Companies Register

HK-CR

All businesses operating in Hong Kong, including non-Hong Kong businesses with a place of business in Hong Kong must register with the Companies Register. This includes Sole-proprietorship, Partnership and Unincorporated body of persons, Non-Hong Kong company, and Branch business, as well as companies incorporated under the Companies Ordinance. Businesses are ...

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  • HK

Charities and Societies Agency (Ethiopia)

ET-CSA

Most Charities and Societies which operate in Ethiopia are required to register with the Charities and Societies Agency, an institution of the Federal Government, which issues certificates of legal personality to those registered.

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  • ET

Serbian Business Registrations Agency

RS-APR

The Serbian Business Registrations Agency (APR) provides a single place of registration for all companies and individuals - domestic and foreign - operating in Serbia. Each entity is given an identification number and a tax number in the Business Entities Register. The Матични број / identification number should be used for identifiers. A ...

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  • RS

Electronic database of legal entities and branches (Krygyzstan) OKPO codes

KG-OKPO

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kyrgyz maintains the register of legal entities. It contains entries for many kinds of organizations, including: * Companies * Partnerships * Co-operatives * Trade unions * Local and state enterprises * Joint ventures * Small businesses * Political Parties * Credit unions This list references the (National Classifier of Businesses and ...

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  • KG

Tanzania National NGO Coordination Board

TZ-NNCB

The National NGO Coordination Board is part of the Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children and is responsible for registration of [1]: * National NGOs, which are established via registration with the Board * International NGOS, which are established outside Tanzania but must register with the Board to operate in the ...

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  • TZ

Company Registrar Office

NP-CRO

All companies operating in Nepal must register with the Office of the Company Registrar Office. This database is available for search on the Office homepage. "To register a company, the promoter must submit an application as prescribed by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Supplies. Online filing of the required ...

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  • NP

Unified State Register of Legal Entities (USRLE), Russian Federation

RU-OGRN

"The USRLE (Uniform State Register of Legal Entities) (also EGRUL) is a federal information resource. The USRLE recording is performed by the registering authorities according to the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation. Here you can get information about any legal entity registered in the territory of ...

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  • RU

Mutuals Public Register

GB-MPR

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

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  • GB

Rwanda Governance Board

RW-RGB

Rwanda Governance Board registers and grants legal personality to national non-governmental organisations and religious based organisations. [1] National non-governmental organisations are classified into three categories [2]: * Public interest organisations * Common interest organisations * Foundations Common interest organisations and foundations may operate for up to two years before registering with Rwanda Governance ...

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  • RW

Information Platform of Legal Entities (Lithuania)

LT-RC

"The Register of Legal Entities registers businesses, institutions and NGOs and collects detailed data about Lithuanian legal entities as well as branches and representative offices of foreign companies and organizations. The Register contains complete information (and historical data) about legal form and status of legal entities, fields of its activity ...

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  • LT

Registrar of Deeds

ZW-ROD

Companies in Zimbabwe must register with the Registrar of Deeds. Currently, all Zimbabwe government websites appear not to be working. "Reserve the company name with the Chief Registrar of Companies Agency: Chief Registrar of Companies Forms are available online but all documents must be physically lodged at Companies and Deeds ...

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  • ZW

Mozambique Commercial Registry

MZ-CR

The purpose of the Commercial Registry is to make known the status of merchant of natural and legal persons, being defined as mandatory for the formation of companies.

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  • MZ

Registar of Companies

KE-RCO

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. This Registrar is responsible for the registration of companies within Kenya, and maintains a database, the records of which can be accessed on ...

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  • KE

Croatian Court Business Register

HR-MBS

The court business register is maintained by the Croatian Ministry of Justice (Ministarstvo Pravosuda Republike Hrvatske). Registered corporations each have a court-assigned company registration number (matični broj poslovnog subjekta - MBS)

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  • HR

Electronic database of legal entities and branches (Krygyzstan) TIN

KG-TIN

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kyrgyz maintains the register of legal entities. It contains entries for many kinds of companies, including: * Companies * Partnerships * Co-operatives * Trade unions * Local and state enterprises * Joint ventures * Small businesses * Political Parties * Credit unions This list references the Taxpayer Identification Numbers (TIN) scheme.

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  • KG

Lebanese Ministry of Justice, Commercial Register

LB-CR

'Article 23 of the Lebanese Trade Law stipulates that 'every court of first instance shall have a record carefully recorded by the author under the supervision of the President or a judge appointed by the President specifically in each year'. The Clerk of the Court is limited to the recording ...

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  • LB

Portal of Public Services

PT-NIPPC

The business register is governed by the Business Registry Code, adopted by Decree-Law No 403/86 of 3 December 1986, and is the responsibility of the business registry offices throughout the country; these offices are external services of the Institute of Registrars and Notaries (IRN), a public body supported by ...

    Countries

  • PT

Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry

AE-ACCI

There are 2 types of search available: Commercial search and Industrial search. You can also use an online enquiry form to find the required information. The contact details of Ajman Chamber and the heads of its sectors are also available.

    Countries

  • AE

Lithuania Register of Legal Entities

LT-PVM

The Register of Legal Entities registers businesses, institutions and NGOs and collects detailed data about Lithuanian legal entities as well as branches and representative offices of foreign companies and organizations. The Register contains complete information (and historical data) about legal form and status of legal entities, fields of its activity ...

    Countries

  • LT

Business Register of the Italian Chambers of Commerce

IT-RI

Companies (and some other entities) in Italy must register with the Business Register of the Chambers of Commerce. They are assigned a Codice Fiscale (CF) or Tax Code. Entities may also be assigned an Economic and Administrative Directory (REA) identifier.

    Countries

  • IT

Tanzania Business Registrations and Licensing Agency

TZ-BRLA

The Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)[ (http://www.brela.go.tz/] registers companies in Tanzania. Based on the data available on Open Corporates, it appears that BRELA assigns each organisation with a unique identifier . "The Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) is an Executive Agency under the Ministry of ...

    Countries

  • TZ

Ras al-Khaimah Investment Authority

AE-RAKIA

The Ras al-Khaimah Investment Authority is the registering body for companies in the (RAK) free trade zone. There is no open registry but you can request more information via the contact form on the website or a phone call.

    Countries

  • AE

Example Data Prefix

XE-EXAMPLE

List code prefix reserved for use in example data which require a valid org-id.guide prefix (e.g. for use in data validator testing).

Fall back identifier sources

The following lists provide a fall back option when no other identifier sources are available…

Ministry of Foreign affairs

ID-KLN

All NGOs foreign to Indonesia who wish to operate in the country must register through the Ministry of Foreign affairs/ Kementerian Luar Negeri. "Registration Process: 1. INGO submit complete application documents to the Government of the Republic of Indonesia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs" [1] [1] http://www.kemlu ...

    Countries

  • ID

Botswana Taxpayers Identification Number

BW-TIN

The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) issues Taxpayer Identification Numbers (TIN) to individuals, companies and other entities that may have a tax obligation. An organisation should be able to supply details of their TIN.

    Countries

  • BW

Taxpayer Single Identification Number (Mozambique)

MZ-NUIT

NUIT is the Mozambique Taxpayer Single Identification Number. It is made up of 9 digits split into 3 parts: the first digit stands for the type of entity, the middle part is a sequential number, and the last digit provides a checksum. Both individuals and corporate entities are assigned an ...

    Countries

  • MZ

Tanzania Revenue Agency

TZ-TRA

"The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) was established by Act of Parliament No. 11 of 1995, and started its operations on 1st July 1996. In carrying out its statutory functions, TRA is regulated by law, and is responsible for administering impartially various taxes of the Central Government."[1] The Tanzanian Revenue ...

    Countries

  • TZ

Basic Registry of Identified Global Entities

XI-BRIDGE

Led by three nonprofit partners – Foundation Center, GlobalGiving, and GuideStar – BRIDGE assigns a unique identification number, known as a BRIDGE number, to individual social sector entities around the world. Each 10-digit BRIDGE number is randomly generated and unique to an organization. **The country or countries that the list covers**: BRIDGE ...

OECD Development Assistance Committee

XM-DAC

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) maintain a list of organisations whom are involved in the transfer of 'Official Development Assistance' (ODA) financial flows. This list provides a useful fall-back source of identification for government agencies and multilateral organisations involved in aid, and in ...

International Aid Transparency Initiative Organisation Identifier

XI-IATI

XI-IATI is a list of organisation identifiers that is maintained by the IATI Secretariat. Any publisher may apply to the IATI Technical Team for an identifier to be generated. "If a bona fide organisation is not registered with any recognised or appropriate registration agency (http://iatistandard.org/202/codelists/OrganisationRegistrationAgency ...

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Financial Tracking Services Identifiers

XM-OCHA

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. The Financial Tracking Service assigns it's own organisation identifiers to parties involved in funding or delivery of humanitarian work, which ...

    Sectors

  • humanitarian_relief

Global Research Identifiers Database

XI-GRID

The Global Research Identifiers Database collects information on research institutions and assigns them a unique identifier. It draws on information from funding datasets, and claims over 90% coverage of institutions. It records information on the nature of the research organisation, covering companies, education establishments, healthcare, non-profits, government and other entity ...

    Sectors

  • education
  • research

Ministry of Home Affairs

ID-KDN

The Ministry of Home Affairs conducts a series of tasks in relation to legal practice and administration within Indonesia. However, no link has been found between the Ministry of Home Affairs and NGO/company registration. As a result, this code has been deprecated. Users can refer to ID-KLN (Ministry of ...

    Countries

  • ID

The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies

FR-INSEE

The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies provide a registration service for companies and associations with details being held on the SIRENE database. Information from INSEE is also contained in the RCS dataset, and so this organisation list is deprecated in favour of FR-RCS.

    Countries

  • FR

Government Organisation Register

GB-GOR

The UK Government Organisation Register contains an identifier for every government body with a presence on the gov.uk single domain. This covers government departments, agencies and Arms Length Bodies (ALBs). Each organisation is assigned an alphanumeric identifier, and the register also includes website addresses, that can be mapped to ...

    Countries

  • GB

Registered Social Housing Providers (England)

GB-SHPE

A statutory register of not-for-profit (housing associations), for-profit private, and local authority social housing providers, who are registered to operate in England. The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)[1] is the regulator for social housing providers in England and maintains the list. Fields indicate the designation of the social housing ...

    Countries

  • GB

Local Authorities for England Register

GB-LAE

The Local Authorities for England Register has been developed with the UK Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), and contains identifiers for 350+ local authorities. It also includes the 'local authority type' (e.g. Unitary Authority, London Borough) for each. It uses the second portion of [ISO_3166-2](https://en ...

    Countries

  • GB

NHS Digital - Organisation Data Service

GB-NHS

"The Organisation Data Service (ODS) is responsible for publishing organisation and practitioner codes, along with related national policies and standards. We're also responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the organisation and person nodes of the Spine Directory Service, the central data repository used within various NHS systems and services ...

    Countries

  • GB

Principal Local Authority Register for Wales

GB-PLA

The Principal Local Authority Register has been developed with the Welsh Government and Government Digital Service (GDS), and contains identifiers for 22 county and county borough councils. The register may not cover all local authorities as it focuses on bodies providing mainstream local government services. It uses the second portion ...

    Countries

  • GB

Trade and Companies Register

FR-RCS

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. Once registered, companies receive a SIREN or SIRET number, which is a unique business identifier. This information is maintained by ...

    Countries

  • FR

Scottish Local Authority Register

GB-LAS

The Local Authority SCT Register has been developed with the Scottish Government and Government Digital Service (GDS), and contains identifiers for 32 local authorities. It uses the second portion of [ISO_3166-2](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-2:GB) codes and includes all codes listed for Scotland (SCT).

    Countries

  • GB

List of legal department names (Government of Canada)

CA-GOV

"The dataset includes a list of legal department names and their respective numbers. The department number is assigned by the Receiver General to an organization listed in Schedules I, 1.1 and II of the Financial Administration Act authorized to use the Consolidated Revenue Fund and interface with the central ...

    Countries

  • CA

Common Directory of Organizational Units and Offices - DIR3

ES-DIR3

The Common Directory of Organizational Units and Offices (DIR3) is a project to improve interoperability between public administration units in Spain. As a part of this, a list of all the public bodies is maintained by the Centro de Transferencia de Tecnología (Technology Transfer Centre). "The Common Directory is conceived ...

    Countries

  • ES

Australian Business Register

AU-ABN

"The Australian Business Number (ABN) enables businesses in Australia to deal with a range of government departments and agencies using a single identification number. The ABN is a public number which does not replace an organisations tax file number." "ABN registration details become part of the Australian Business Register (ABR ...

    Countries

  • AU

Classification of Entities in the National Budget for Paraguay

PY-PGN

Provides identifiers for organizations and institutions from the Paraguayan State, including national public bodies, administrative departments, and municipalities. From the National Budget Law (Presupuesto General de la Nación (PGN)) of 2016 from Paraguay: “The objective of the classification by entities is to organize information related income, spending and budgetary credits ...

    Countries

  • PY

The National Centre of Community Organisations (Argentina)

AR-CENOC

Law Nº 25.855, de Voluntariado Social (Social Volunteering) established in 2004 a role for El Centro Nacional de Organizaciones de la Comunidad to maintain a database of civil society organisations (CSOs). "The CSOs that receive or intend to receive public funds must be included in the database, to carry ...

    Countries

  • AR

REGON - Statistical number of an economy entity

PL-REGON

A unique number assigned to national economic entities, and to the local units of these entities in the national official register of national economy entities, REGON. The identifier provides no implicit or explicit information on the features of an entity. Every organization receives REGON number during the registration phase. Looking ...

    Countries

  • PL

Tax Identification Number (Poland)

PL-NIP

The Tax Identification Number (NIP) is used for tax purposes and can be assigned to any organization: companies including sole proprietorships, non-profits, government agencies. NIP is assigned to organizations in process of their registration. Till 2011 NIP number was also assigned to natural people (tax payers).

    Countries

  • PL

Overheid.nl Web Metadata Standard

NL-OWMS

Overheid.nl is the central access point to all information about government organisations of the Netherlands. The Overheid.nl Web Metadata Standard ( OWMS ) is the metadata standard for information from the Dutch government on the Internet. It contains URIs for a wide range of government bodies, including national, local and ...

    Countries

  • NL

Bangladesh NGO Affairs Bureau

BD-NAB

All NGOs wishing to carry out programmes in Bangladesh must gain permission from the Bangladesh NGO Affairs Bureau. The Bureau keeps a list of NGOs, monitors funding and ensures the accountability of NGO projects. "Its prime objective is to provide one-stop service to the NGOs operating with foreign assistance and ...

    Countries

  • BD

Afghanistan Chart of Accounts

AF-COA

The Government of Afghanistan provide a Chart of Accounts spreadsheet on an annual basis. This includes codes for each ministry or portfolio, each sub-organization and each organizational unit assigned funds within the budget covering centrally budgeted government departments and agencies, hospitals, universities and services.

    Countries

  • AF

NGO Board of Malawi

MW-NBM

All NGOs operating in Malawi must register with the NGO Board of Malawi. All NPOs must also register with the Registrar General. There is a pdf file with a list of registered NGOs, but they do not have registration numbers. New database is planned. "In line with Section 20 of ...

    Countries

  • MW

Public Sector Institution Classifications (Guetmala)

GT-CISP

The Ministry of Finance of Guatemala provide a classification of all public institutions in receipt of budget allocations. This can be used to provide organisation identifiers for public sector entities, including central and local government, and public enterprises.

    Countries

  • GT

HM Revenue and Customs

GB-REV

Some UK charitable organisations are exempt or excepted from registering with the Charity Commission. This may be due to the nature of the organisation, it's historical status, or income threshold. However, these organisations can register for tax purposes with HM Revenue and Customs, and receive a registration number. This ...

    Countries

  • GB

Budget Classification of Public Entities (Mexico)

MX-CPA

This list provides Mexico's administrative classification, which includes the following concepts: * Ramo: a concept that groups all the specific organizations from Mexico's Public Administration. * Unidad Responsable: the specific organizations from Mexico's Public Administration By combining the Ramo, and Unidad Responsable codes, a unique identifier can be created ...

    Countries

  • MX

Unique Tax Identification Code (Argentina)

AR-CUIT

Any citizen or company starting an economic activity in Argentina must register with the AFIP (Federal Administration of Public Revenues) and receive a Unique Tax Identification Code (CUIT). This is an 11 digit number, consisting two digits, hyphen, nine digits, and a one digit checksum.

    Countries

  • AR

Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour

YE-MSAL

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, Social Development Sector, issue licenses for the operation of associations, civil organisations and unions. These include a license number that appears to be based on the date of incorporation, and that is provided on a certificate granting or renewing the license. The license ...

    Countries

  • YE

Ministry of Economy NGO Department

AF-MOE

NGOs wishing to operate in Afghanistan must register with the NGOs Department of the Ministry of Economy. The register contains government departments, national NGOs and international NGOs.

    Countries

  • AF

Economic Operators Identification and Registration system

XI-EORI

This site allows to validate EORI numbers and provides access to the information related to Authorised Economic Operators (AEO). An EORI number is unique throughout the EU, assigned by a customs authority in a member state to economic operators (businesses) or persons.

    Countries

  • XI

South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission

SS-RRC

The South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (SSRRC) is an agency of the Government of South Sudan. It is the operational arm of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management. The NGO Act 2016 added additional powers to the agency to register any NGO interested in operating in South ...

    Countries

  • SS

Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) Contractor Registration System (Nigeria)

NG-BPP

The Nigerian Bureau of Public Procurement are responsible for monitoring and oversight of public procurement in Nigeria. The Contractor and Service Provider Database System is a government vendor registration database system that assigns a unique contractor identification number, categories, and classification of firms who have applied for, or been involved ...

    Countries

  • NG

General Register for Non-Governmental Organizations (Somaliland)

SO-MPND

(1) This list covers the operations of non-governmental, independent and not-for-profit organizations; Local/National NGOs, Foreign NGOs, and International NGOs within Somaliland. It also includes the Umbrellas and Consortium of Non-governmental Organizations[1]. Registrations have to be regularly renewed. Local NGOs will be assigned with an identifier after registering. International ...

    Countries

  • SO

National Bureau for NGOs (Uganda)

UG-NGO

The Ugandan National Bureau for NGOs (NGO Bureau) is a semi-autonomous body under the Ministry of Internal Affairs established by the NGO Act 2016 .The Act mandates it to register, regulate, coordinate, inspect, monitor and oversee all NGO operations in the country. It issues certificates of registration to NGOs.

    Countries

  • UG

Unified Commercial and Social Registry (RUES)

CO-RUE

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. This database can be searched online for free. "The CCB hereby informs that, in accordance with Resolution 71029 issued by the Superintendence of Industry ...

    Countries

  • CO

Rol Único Tributario de Chile (Taxpayer Number)

CL-RUT

Any company that will be subject to taxes in Chile must obtain a Rol Único Tributario (RUT). A RUT has 7 or 8 digits, plus a check digit. Identifiers should be presented without any punctuation and including the check digit.

    Countries

  • CL

Kenya Revenue Authority PIN

KE-KRA

The Personal Identification Number (PIN) is a number which identifies a person or legal entity for purposes of transacting business with Kenya Revenue Authority, other Government agencies and service providers in Kenya. A PIN may be issued to both individuals and 'artificial persons' such as companies, clubs, trusts and partnerships.

    Countries

  • KE

Federal Taxpayers Registry

MX-RFC

The Registro Federal de Contribuyentes de México assigns an RFC identifier to both individual and corporate taxpayers. Registration takes place through Servicio de Administración Tributaria (SAT) and registrants are provided with their RFC. Whilst there is no public database of RFCs available, a web service to validate RFCs is available ...

    Countries

  • MX

Tax Identification Number (Slovenia)

SI-TIN

A unique tax identifier code (Davčna številka) which every legal entity or an individual entrepreneur must obtain. These are entered on to the Slovenian Business Register (Poslovni register Slovenije)

    Countries

  • SI

Employer Identification Number - Internal Revenue Service

US-EIN

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assigns companies an Employer Identification Number (EIN) upon application. However, not all corporate entities are required to have an EIN. For tax-exempt entities (non-profits, charities etc.) the IRS maintains a list of EINs. Public listed company EINs are available via the Securities and Exchange Commission ...

    Countries

  • US

Access to Registers of Economic Subjects

CZ-ICO

The ARES is an information system which collates data from several public registers in the Czech Republic. These include: Public registers comprising: the Commercial Register Federal Register, the Register of Foundations Register’s Institute, Register of Public Service Companies, Trade Register, and the Register of Economic Entities. Enterprises do not ...

    Countries

  • CZ

Canadian Revenue Agency

CA-CRA_ACR

Companies in Canada register with their provincial authority, e.g. British Columbia, and then they register with the Canadian Revenue Agency in order to pay corporate income tax and receive a Business Number. The code CA-CRA_ACR is used for Canadian Business Numbers. Non-profits and other kinds of legal entities may ...

    Countries

  • CA

Department of Social Developments

GH-DSW

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). NGOs are then issued with a certificate that contains their registration number. There is no database available for search. "The Social ...

    Countries

  • GH

Tax Identification Number

ML-NIF

The Tax Identification Number (Numero d’Identification Fiscale) is issued to registered companies, and to branches of foreign organisations operating in Mali. There is publicly available register of assigned Tax Identification Numbers.

    Countries

  • ML

National Tax Service Business Registration Number

KR-BRN

The Business Registration Number covers the following types of organization, as designated by the middle two digits of the number [1]: - 01-79 sole proprietor liable for value-added tax (VAT) - 90-99 sole proprietor exempted from value-added tax (VAT) - 89 non-corporate religious organization - 80 non-corportate organization excluding religious group - 81,86-88 head ...

    Countries

  • KR

GOV.UK - UK Government Departments, Agencies & Public Bodies

GB-GOVUK

This list is deprecated in favour of GB-GOR, the Government Organisation Registry which assigns a unique code to each agency with a page at www.gov.uk. To construct a legacy GB-GOVUK identifier, use the final segment of the url of a body at http://www.gov.uk (below /organisations ...

    Countries

  • GB

VAT number (Austria Company Register)

AT-UID

"Since July 11, 2005, the records of all commercial register courts are kept electronically. The general ledger is kept by storing the entries in a central database, the so-called "Firmenbuchdatenbank" in the Federal Computing Center in Vienna."[1] Clearing houses commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Justice (Die Österreichische Justiz ...

    Countries

  • AT

Tax identification number register

RS-PIB

Ordinary taxpayer registration numbers start from the number 10000001 and end with the number 99999999. The PIB is determined so that the first eight digits are the regular registration number of the taxpayer, and the last digit is the control number.

    Countries

  • RS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

ET-MFA

All charities wishing to operate in Ethiopia must register with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Details for how they register can be found in this document - http://mfa.gov.et/documents/10184/70245/NGO_Rule_English%5B1%5D%281%29.pdf/d20c730a-591e-4d3a-b9d8-a25aeb664904 Charities are registered but no openly searchable database yet ...

    Countries

  • ET

NGO's Coordination Board

KE-NCB

The NGO Coordination Board of Kenya registers NGOs and maintains a registry of organisation information. This information can be accessed by through request and after paying a fee. "The Board has the responsibility of regulating and enabling the NGO sector in Kenya. Our Mandate: To maintain the register of National ...

    Countries

  • KE

NUTS - European Union Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics

XR-NUTS

The European Union's Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) provides codes for territorial areas at a number of different levels. Where no primary identifiers for regional and local government entities are available, then NUTS level 2 and 3 codes, and Local Administrative Unit (LAU 1 and LAU 2 ...

    Countries

  • HR
  • PT
  • AT
  • SK
  • NL
  • MT
  • ES
  • LT
  • GR
  • IE
  • EE
  • CY
  • CZ
  • FI
  • DE
  • LV
  • GB
  • SI
  • BG
  • SE
  • FR
  • HU
  • PL
  • LU
  • BE
  • IT
  • RO

NGO Board, Ministry of Internal Affairs (Uganda)

UG-NGB

All NGOs wishing to operate in Uganda must register with the NGO Board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. "The National NGO Board under the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which is the lead Ministry, is legally mandated to register, regulate, coordinate and monitor NGOs in Uganda."

    Countries

  • UG

Ministerio de Justicia

ES-MDJ

The Ministry of Justice keeps a broad array of records, covering organisations, events, and individuals. Some of these records (such as organisations) are public and searchable, whilst others (civil registration) are not. This list covers the following types of organisations (roughly translated): "Property and Mercantile", "Mediators and Mediation Institutions", "Foundations ...

    Countries

  • ES

Corporations Canada

CA-CC

Corporations Canada are the federal company register. CA-CC should be used for the Canada Corporation Number Companies in Canada register with their provincial authority, e.g. British Columbia. While there is currently no complete national database for companies in Canada, Corporations Canada are piloting a Business Search Registry, which allows ...

    Countries

  • CA

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

AU-ACNC

"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)." Charity Status can be applied to organisations that have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and that take a range of legal forms [1] including ...

    Countries

  • AU

Social Welfare Council Nepal

NP-SWC

International NGOs wishing to operate in Nepal must register with the Social Welfare Council. Upon registration, these INGOs receive an Affiliation Certificate and an SWC Affiliation Number. This database can be searched on the website. Local NGOs do not need to be associated with the SWC, but may register with ...

    Countries

  • NP

European Union Corporate Bodies authority list

XR-EUCB

The European Union Publications Office maintain a list of 'Corporate Bodies' covering offices and bodies of the European Union (labelled EU), as well as external bodies referenced regularly in European Systems (labelled INT). The list is more authoritative for EU Institutions, than for International institutions the EU works with. Note ...

    Countries

  • XI

Supplier Registration Service, Crown Commercial Service, UK

GB-SRS

The UK Government Supplier Registration Service (SRS) is used by both buyers and suppliers to log in to procurement-related systems. The system assigns an identifier to each registered organisation, and may record details of other identifiers for the organisation, such as a DUNS number. Crown Commercial Service (part of the ...

    Countries

  • GB

Tax ID (DIČ) Czech Republic

CZ-DIC

A VAT registration number (DIČ) is a unique and unambiguous identification of each tax entity, a legal or natural person who is a taxpayer (taxpayer). The tax identification number is assigned only after the entity, natural or legal person, obtains its IČO - its unique identification number. Note that the list ...

    Countries

  • CZ

PermID: Thompson Reuters Permanent Identifier

XI-PID

Thomson Reuters Permanent Identifier (PermID) is a machine readable identifier that provides a unique reference for data item. PermID provides comprehensive identification across a wide variety of entity types including organizations, instruments, funds, issuers and people. PermID never changes and is unambiguous, making it ideal as a reference identifier.

    Countries

  • XI

Wikidata

XI-WIKIDATA

Wikidata is a free knowledge base that anyone can edit. It holds linked open data about tens of millions of entities and more than one million of them are organizations. Each instition item can hold a wide range of statements, names in hundreds of languages and identifiers in other databases.

    Countries

  • XI

Public Bodies - Open Knowledge Foundation

XI-PB

Public Bodies is an Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) project that aims to provide a unique ID for every part of every government. The main website is a portal for linking to profile pages for countries whose public bodies OKF has recorded. There are also links to directly download CSVs of ...

    Countries

  • BR
  • CH
  • GR
  • US
  • DE
  • GB
  • NZ

Malawi Revenue Authority

MW-MRA

The Malawi Revenue Authority is responsible for processing tax payments and investigating cases of tax evasion in Malawi. They do not appear to be responsible for the registration of companies or maintaining a database of organisations. Company registration in Malawi is done through the Department of Registrar General, under the ...

    Countries

  • MW

Registrar of Societies

KE-RSO

The Registrar of Societies is held under the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice. Interest groups in Kenya apply to the Registrar of Societies for both registration and exemption from registration of being a 'society'. But there is no indication that societies have legal/corporate foundation. There ...

    Countries

  • KE

Jersey Overseas Aid Commission

JE-OAC

The Jersey Overseas Aid Commission is responsible for distributing international development funds from Jersey. But they are not responsible for registration of NGOs. No database for organisation identifiers has been found. "Jersey has been funding international aid and development since 1968, but the current ‘Jersey Overseas Aid Commission’ was established ...

    Countries

  • JE

The SMERU Research Institute

ID-SMR

The SMERU Research Institute is an independent body which conducts research on social issues in Indonesia. They also maintains a database of NGOs working in Indonesia. "The SMERU Research Institute is an independent institution for research and public policy studies. We professionally and proactively provide accurate and timely information, as ...

    Countries

  • ID

SA Revenue Service Tax Exemption Unit

ZA-PBO

Non-profit organisations (NPOs) can apply for Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) status from the South Africa Revenue Service in order to become tax exempt. However, not all NPOs will be awarded this status, therefore the ZA-PBO should not be referred to as the Primary list of unique identifiers for NPOs in ...

    Countries

  • ZA

The Council for Non Governmental Organisations in Malawi

MW-CNM

The Council for NGOs in Malawi provides a range of support services and advocacy initiatives to NGOs working in Malawi. They do not appear to have the responsibility of registering organisations or maintaining a database with information. "Objectives: 1. To represent the collective interests of NGOs in Malawi. 2. To ...

    Countries

  • MW

Slovakia Ministry Of Interior Trade Register

SK-ZRSR

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. The Ministry of Justice has been shown to be the organisation responsible for company registration, and thus SK-ZRSR ...

    Countries

  • SK

Bogota Chamber of Commerce

CO-CCB

Each region of Colombia has a Chamber of Commerce to which all corporate entities must register. Bogota Chamber of Commerce (CCB) is responsible for Bogota. Users should refer to CO-RUE for unique identifiers for Colombia. CO-CCB has ben deprecated in favour of CO-RUE. "We are a private, non-for-profit organization whose ...

    Countries

  • CO

Lesotho Council of Non Governmental Organisations

LS-LCN

The Lesotho Council of NGOs provides a range of support services and advocacy to civil society organisations in Lesotho. They do not appear to have the responsibility of either registering NGOs or maintaining a database of identifiers. "The Lesotho Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (LCN) is an umbrella organizations for NGOs ...

    Countries

  • LS

Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy

PK-PCP

The Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy provides certification for NGOs working in Pakistan. Registration with the PCP is not obligatory for working in Pakistan and therefore not all NGOs will be recorded on the 'PCP Certified CSO List'. However, this list can be searched online. All NGOs are required to register ...

    Countries

  • PK

Indonesia - NGOs registered at Provinicial Level

ID-PRO

Registration for NGO in Indonesia can be done at the provincial level. Because there is regional autonomy, each provincial has different requirements. This list was in the original IATI list, but current research has not been able to identify any publicly accessible registries nor lists of unique identifiers. A search ...

    Countries

  • ID

Register of Schools (England and Wales)

GB-EDU

Schools and Colleges in England must be registered with the Department of Education, and in Wales with the Welsh Government.[1] The Register of Schools is maintained by the Department of Education and provides a URN for each school, university and other educational establishment in England and Wales. The full ...

    Countries

  • GB

    Sectors

  • education