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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 apparent misconduct in the administration of charities.
Giving information or advice to Scottish Ministers." [1]


  • Coverage: GB

Find and use identifiers

Users can find identifiers using the easy, searchable database at this webpage -

Identifiers are located on the left under the column heading 'Charity Number'

Users can also download a CSV of the dataset at this webpage -

They will need to accept the Terms and Conditions, and then open the resulting zip file. Identifiers are under the column header ' Charity Number'

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