Open Knowledge

Company Register 45% open


What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Search Businesses published by Ríkisskattstjóri (RSK)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Companies data can be accessed via a web form (search), or browsed by inputting a blank search (space), though possibly not in its entirety. Clicking on the company will reveal more details including limited information on financial statements and VAT number.

Bulk data is available under a very restrictive licence and for a fee.

There are database rights associated with the collection, pursuant to Copyright Law.

Reviewer comments

Added details re: browsing the database. All else fine.



  • Rebecca Sentance


  • Páll Hilmarsson