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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.

    Countries

  • 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

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 ...

    Countries

  • GB

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 ...

    Countries

  • DK

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

    Countries

  • GB

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 ...

    Countries

  • EE

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 ...

    Countries

  • GB

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 ...

    Countries

  • FI

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 ...

    Countries

  • 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 ...

    Countries

  • GB

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 ...

    Countries

  • LV

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 ...

    Countries

  • SE

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 ...

    Countries

  • IE

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 ...

    Countries

  • JO

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 ...

    Countries

  • MW

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 ...

    Countries

  • PL

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 ...

    Countries

  • AF

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.

    Countries

  • ML

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 ...

    Countries

  • ET

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

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 ...

    Countries

  • CH

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 ...

    Countries

  • PK

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'.

    Countries

  • PH

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 ...

    Countries

  • ZM

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 ...

    Countries

  • IE

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 ...

    Countries

  • GG

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 ...

    Countries

  • BE

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 ...

    Countries

  • UA

Chamber of Commerce

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 ...

    Countries

  • NL

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 ...

    Countries

  • 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 ...

    Countries

  • BW

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 ...

    Countries

  • KE

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 ...

    Countries

  • JE

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

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 ...

    Countries

  • ZW

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

Tanzania Business Registrations and Licensing Agency

TZ-BRLA

The Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) registers companies in Tanzania. Based on the data available on Open Corporates, it appears that BRELA assigns each organisation with a unique identifier . Company information is not freely searchable or available online. Users must sign up for a fee to search company names ...

    Countries

  • TZ

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 ...

    Countries

  • SK

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 ...

    Countries

  • HK

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 ...

    Countries

  • NG

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. The Матични број / identification number should be used for identifiers. A database of these registries is ...

    Countries

  • RS

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

    Countries

  • GB

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

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 ...

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  • humanitarian_relief

OECD Development Assistance Committee

XM-DAC

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. A list of all the Donors, Agencies and Recipients can be downloaded from the OECD website ...

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

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 uses the second portion of '[ISO_3166-2](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-2:GB)' codes where these are available, and creates new codes where ...

    Countries

  • GB

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. This information is accessible in data.gov.in "The Registrar of Companies ...

    Countries

  • IN

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 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

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

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

NGO Board, Ministry of Internal Affairs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Department of Social Welfare

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

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

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

Mozambique Ministry of Justice

MZ-MOJ

Local NGOs in Mozambique must register with the Ministry of Justice. "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/

    Countries

  • MZ

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

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 ...

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  • KE

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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • MW

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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • ID

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 ...

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  • SK

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 ...

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  • LS

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 ...

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  • CO

Edubase, by the Department of Education

GB-EDU

All educational establishments in the United Kingdom must be registered with the Department of Education. Edubase is provided by the Department of Education and provides a URN for each school, university and other educational establishment in England and Wales. However, the EduBase CSV contains 4,248 records, and therefore cannot ...

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  • GB

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  • education