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Data Dictionary: Additional Identifiers

This file contains alternative identifiers available for companies within the OpenCorporates database. All fields are optional unless shown as Mandatory

Field NameFormatField DescriptionField-Level Notes
company_numberString – varchar(128)Identifier given by the Company register to the entity. Together with the jurisdiction_code this forms a composite foreign key for the companies dataset.Mandatory. FK to Companies
jurisdiction_codeString – varchar(8)Code for the jurisdiction (lowercase, underscore version of ISO 3166-2 code). List of jurisdiction codes and the names of the jurisdictions is available at https://api.opencorporates.com/jurisdictionsMandatory. FK to Companies
identifier_system_codeStringOpenCorporates code for the external identifier system. Unless it is a global identifier we use the iso 3166-2 code for the country or region, the acronym for the system, and a suffix where appropriate to reference different systems.

See Identifier System Code Dictionary Below

Identifier System Code Dictionary

Note additional_identifiers.csv file has an “identifier_system_code column” – this is an OpenCorporates unique code for the external identifier system. This table offers interpretation of values found in the column.
OC identifier system codeNameTitleWebsiteIdentifying authority nameIdentifying authority websiteCategories
us_feinUS Federal EIN/TIN numberUS Federal Employee Identification Numberhttp://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=98350,00.htmlUS Internal Revenue Servicehttp://www.irs.gov/Tax
bo_tinBolivia NITBolivia Tax Identification Number (Número de Identificación Tributaria – NIT)Servicio de Impuestos Nacionales, BoliviaTax
gr_tinGreece TINTax Identification Number (Αριθμός Φορολογικού Μητρώου – AΦΜ)https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/tin/pdf/en/TIN_-_country_sheet_EL_en.pdfGeneral Secretariat for Information Systems of the Ministry of Finance (Γενικής Γραμματείας Πληροφοριακών Συστημάτων του Υπουργείου)http://www.gsis.gr/gsis/info/gsis_site/index.htmlTax
kh_tinCambodia TINTax Identification Number (លេខអត្តសញ្ញាណកម្មសារពើពន្ធ)http://www.tax.gov.kh/General Department of Taxation, Ministry of Economy and Finance (អគ្គនាយកដ្ឋានពន្ធដារ នៃក្រសួងសេដ្ឋកិច្ច និងហិរញ្ញវត្)http://www.tax.gov.kh/Tax
me_tinMontenegro TINMontenegro Tax Identification Number (Poreski identifikacioni broj – PIB)http://www.crps.me/Central Registry of Business Entities of Montenegro (Centralni registar privrednih subjekata Crne Gore)http://www.crps.me/Tax
ru_tinRussia INNTaxpayer Personal Identification Number – INN (Идентификационный номер налогоплательщика – ИНН)https://www.nalog.ru/eng/exchinf/inn/Federal Tax Service of Russia (Федеральная налоговавя служба)https://www.nalog.ru/Tax
tj_tinTajikistan TINTajikistan Taxpayer Identification Number (Идентификационный номер налогоплательщика – ИНН)http://www.andoz.tj/index.php/ru/component/content/article/64-onlajn-konsultant/117-onlajn-pomoshchnik-inn-ein-kppTax Committee under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan (Кумитаи андози назди Ҳукумати Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон)http://www.andoz.tj/Tax
us_tx_tinUS Texas TINUS Texas Taxpayer Identification Numberhttps://fmx.cpa.texas.gov/fmx/pubs/tins/tinsguide/ch2/index.phpTexas Comptroller of Public Accountshttp://comptroller.texas.gov/Tax
vn_tinVietnam TINVietnam Enterprise Code NumberViet Nam General Department of Taxation (Tổng cục thuế)http://gdt.gov.vn/Tax,Business
eu_vatEU Vat NumberEU VAT Systemhttp://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/vies/Tax
us_cageUS Federal CAGE numberUS Federal ‘Commercial And Government Entity’ Registerhttp://www.dlis.dla.mil/cage_welcome.aspUS Defense Logistics Agencyhttp://www.dlis.dla.mil/Procurement
us_sec_cikSEC CIK numberUS Securities And Exchange Commission CIK numberhttp://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/cik.htmUS Securities & Exchange Commissionhttp://www.sec.gov/
uk_ew_ccEngland & Wales Charity NumberCharity Register for England & WalesCharity Commission for England & Waleshttp://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/Charity
uk_ni_ccNorthern Ireland Charity NumberThe Charity Register for Northern IrelandThe Charity Commission for Northern Irelandhttp://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/Charity
uk_sc_ccScotland Charity NumberCharity Register for ScotlandOffice of the Scottish Charity Regulatorhttp://www.oscr.org.uk/Charity
us_fdicFDIC Institution IDUS FDIC Institution Directory IDhttp://www2.fdic.gov/idasp/Federal Deposit Insurance Corporationhttp://www.fdic.gov/
us_rssdUS Fed RSSD IDUS Federal Reserve RSSD institution identifierhttp://www2.fdic.gov/idasp/Federal Reserve Boardhttp://www.federalreserve.gov/
nz_bnNZ Business NumberNew Zealand Business Numberhttp://www.mbie.govt.nz/what-we-do/better-public-services/nzbnNew Zealand Companies HouseBusiness
nz_snNZ Incorporated Societies NumberNew Zealand Incorporated Societies Numberhttp://www.societies.govt.nz/New Zealand Companies Office, Registrar of Incorporated SocietiesBusiness
au_bnAustralian Business NumberAustralian Business Numberhttp://abr.business.gov.au/Australian Taxation Officehttps://www.ato.gov.au/Tax,Business
ca_bnCanadian Business NumberCanadian Business Numberhttp://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/bsnss/tpcs/bn-ne/wrks-eng.htmlCanada Revenue AgencyBusiness
ch_fso_bnSwiss Federal Statistical Office Enterprise Identification NumberSwiss Federal Statistical Office Enterprise Identification Numberhttps://www.uid.admin.ch/Swiss Federal Statistical Officehttp://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/portal/fr/index.htmlBusiness
ch_fedreg_bnSwiss Federal Identification NumberSwiss Federal Registers of Commerce – Federal Identification NumberSwiss Cantonal Registers of Commercehttp://www.zefix.ch/hrweb/fre/info.stmBusiness
fr_rnaFrance National Associations Register IdentifierRépertoire National des Associationshttp://www.associations.gouv.fr/le-rna-repertoire-national-des-associations.htmlMinistère de la ville, de la jeunesse et des sportshttp://www.associations.gouv.frOther
leiLEIGlobal Legal Entity IdentifierGlobal Legal Entity Identifier Foundationhttp://www.gleif.org/
my_gstMalaysia GST NumberMalaysia Goods & Services Tax Numberhttps://gst.customs.gov.my/TAP/Royal Malaysian Customs Departmenthttp://www.customs.gov.my/msTax
tickerTicker symbolStock Market Ticker symbolsvariousSecurities
us_nv_bnNevada Business IdentifierNevada (US) Business Identifierhttps://www.nvsilverflume.gov/questions?q=177Nevada Secretary of StateBusiness
us_or_crOregon Charity Registration NumberOregon Charity Registration NumberOregon Department of Justice Charitable Activities Sectionhttps://justice.oregon.gov/CharitiesCharity
uk_fca_mutualUK FCA Mutuals Register NumberUK FCA Mutuals Register NumberUK Financial Conduct Authorityhttps://www.fca.org.uk/Other
nl_rsinNetherlands RSIN-nummerNetherlands RSIN-nummerKamer van Koophandelhttps://www.kvk.nlOther
ee_vatEstonian VAT identification numberEstonian value-added tax identification numberEstonian Tax and Customs Boardhttps://www.emta.ee/Tax

Identifier System Code Dictionary

Note Companies.csv contains a restricted_for_marketing boolean column, indicating where information should not be used for marketing purposes. Here we offer further explanation on why information for some records is restricted for marketing. This explanation varies for different jurisdictions.
jurisdiction_codeRestricted for marketing reasoning
dkProtected against unsolicited advertising: the information registered about an advertising-protected company may not be used for direct marketing, which involves direct customer contact such as telephone calls, targeted postal items, etc. See: https://datacvr.virk.dk/data/node/178
nlThis company has activated a Non Mailing Indicator (NMI) to indicate that they do not wish to receive unsolicited mail or sales visits. Their registered address should not be used for this purpose. See: https://www.kvk.nl/english/report-a-change/protecting-your-data-with-the-non-mailing-indicator/
frThe information regarding this company cannot be used for prospecting purposes, in particular commercial prospecting, in accordance with Article A123-96 of the French Commercial Code.
beno use for direct marketing
Updated on July 7, 2023

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