Open Knowledge

Company Register / 2014 100% 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? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (CSV, JSON, JSONP, YAML, XML)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by The Brønnøysund Register Centre)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Fields available:

Further data may be made available in the future:

Edit: added that the data - though in a minimal form, compared to what's registered with the government, is available under a free license from , using the firstmentioned url above.

Edit: amended main URL so it goes directly to dataset and not to search.

Edit: the data set is updated nightly.

Publisher is "The Brønnøysund Register Centre", but the technical publisher is Difi (who receives the data-export and makes it available). (Reviewer-comment 2014)

Reviewer comments

Added URL to page about dataset where license is mentioned, frequency of update (daily) and more.

Main change submitted is that the dataset is updated, which is also stated on the webpage about the dataset:



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