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The Open Database Of The Corporate World

Who uses our data

With over 120 million legal entities in 100+ jurisdictions, OpenCorporates is an essential resource for all those who deal with companies and business activity, for a wide variety of industries and use cases. As well as the many thousands of users of our website, OpenCorporates structured, standardised, provenanced data is now relied upon by some of the leading companies in their field.

Common Use Cases

  • Onboarding/Compliance
  • Core Reference Data
  • Investigations
  • Entity Reconciliation
  • Quality Assurance
  • Credit Scoring
  • Enrichment of existing data
  • Network analysis
  • Business Intelligence


  • Banks
  • Invoice Financing
  • Payment processing
  • Academia
  • NGOs
  • Insurance
  • Government (regulatory, tax, investigations)
  • Audit and Accounting
  • Corporate Intelligence
  • Credit reference

Data users

  • Stripe
  • PWC
  • Grant Thornton
  • Barclays Bank
  • US Government
  • Bureau van Dijk
  • Creditsafe
  • The World Bank
  • K2

3 ways to access our data

OpenCorporates API

OpenCorporates’ API gives you direct, real-time access to the underlying structured data, with powerful queries and results as JSON or XML, ready to enhance data on demand or power onboarding or investigation workflows. Plans start from as little as £99/year.

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Bulk Core Legal Entity Data

For some users, only access to complete datasets will do, allowing the detailed analysis, integration with internal or third-party data, and importing via existing ETL processes. Available as CSV files, with a variety of delimiters/formats and regions.

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Other Datasets

From subsidiary data from SEC 10-K filings to US branch relationships, OpenCorporates has a number of specialised data products to enrich and enhance your understand of corporate activity.

See our datasets

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