GovernmentOrganization

Canonical URL: http://schema.org/GovernmentOrganization

Thing > Organization > GovernmentOrganization

A governmental organization or agency.

Usage: Between 100 and 1000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Organization
areaServed AdministrativeArea  or
GeoShape  or
Place  or
Text 
The geographic area where a service or offered item is provided. Supersedes serviceArea.
duns Text The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.
foundingDate Date The date that this organization was founded.
globalLocationNumber Text The Global Location Number (GLN, sometimes also referred to as International Location Number or ILN) of the respective organization, person, or place. The GLN is a 13-digit number used to identify parties and physical locations.
leiCode Text An organization identifier that uniquely identifies a legal entity as defined in ISO 17442.
location Place  or
PostalAddress  or
Text 
The location of for example where the event is happening, an organization is located, or where an action takes place.
logo ImageObject  or
URL 
An associated logo.
naics Text The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for a particular organization or business person.
parentOrganization Organization The larger organization that this organization is a subOrganization of, if any. Supersedes branchOf.
Inverse property: subOrganization.
review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
sponsor Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports a thing through a pledge, promise, or financial contribution. e.g. a sponsor of a Medical Study or a corporate sponsor of an event.
subOrganization Organization A relationship between two organizations where the first includes the second, e.g., as a subsidiary. See also: the more specific 'department' property.
Inverse property: parentOrganization.
taxID Text The Tax / Fiscal ID of the organization or person, e.g. the TIN in the US or the CIF/NIF in Spain.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
identifier PropertyValue  or
Text  or
URL 
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Examples

Example 1
<div>
NYC Food Service Establishment Permit, issued by Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
(issued through NYC Food Service Establishment Permit Service; valid in New York for 1 year).
</div>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/GovernmentPermit">
  <span itemprop="name">NYC Food Service Establishment Permit</span>
  <div itemprop="issuedBy" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/GovernmentOrganization">
    <span itemprop="name">Department of Health and Mental Hygiene"</span>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="issuedThrough" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/GovernmentService">
    <span itemprop="name">NYC Food Service Establishment Permit Service</span>
   </div>
  <div itemprop="validIn" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/AdministrativeArea">
    <span itemprop="name">New York</span>
  </div>
  <time itemprop="validFor" datetime="P1Y">1 year</time>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="GovernmentPermit">
  <span property="name">NYC Food Service Establishment Permit</span>
  <div property="issuedBy" typeof="GovernmentOrganization">
    <span property="name">Department of Health and Mental Hygiene"</span>
  </div>
  <div property="issuedThrough" typeof="GovernmentService">
    <span property="name">NYC Food Service Establishment Permit Service</span>
   </div>
  <div property="validIn" typeof="AdministrativeArea">
    <span property="name">New York</span>
  </div>
  <time property="validFor" datetime="P1Y">1 year</time>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "GovernmentPermit",
  "issuedBy": {
    "@type": "GovernmentOrganization",
    "name": "Department of Health and Mental Hygiene\""
  },
  "issuedThrough": {
    "@type": "GovernmentService",
    "name": "NYC Food Service Establishment Permit Service"
  },
  "name": "NYC Food Service Establishment Permit",
  "validFor": "",
  "validIn": {
    "@type": "AdministrativeArea",
    "name": "New York"
  }
}
</script>
Example 2
This example shows a JSON-LD description of services that do not necessarily have a direct
human-oriented HTML description. It describes a GovernmentService named "Veterans Affairs Emergency Mental Health",
its operator, service area and service details, such as its Veterans Crisis Line (including  phone contact line
hours of operation, language and other details).
This example is JSON only.
This example is JSON only.
<script type='application/ld+json'>
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "GovernmentService",
  "name": "Veterans Affairs Emergency Mental Health",
  "serviceType": "Psychiatric Emergency Services",
  "operator": {
    "@type": "GovernmentOrganization",
    "name": "US Department of Veterans Affairs"
  },
  "serviceArea": {
    "@type": "AdministrativeArea",
    "name": "Massachusetts"
  },
  "audience": {
    "@type": "CivicAudience",
    "name": "Veterans"
  },
  "availableChannel": {
    "@type": "ServiceChannel",
    "name": "Urgent Care Clinic",
    "availableLanguage": {
      "@type": "Language",
      "name": "Spanish",
      "alternateName": "es"
    },
    "serviceLocation": {
      "@type": "Hospital",
      "name": "VA Boston -- West Roxbury",
      "address": {
        "@type": "PostalAddress",
        "streetAddress": "1400 VFW Parkway",
        "addressLocality": "West Roxbury",
        "addressRegion": "MA",
        "postalCode": "02132"
      }
    }
  }
}
</script>

Schema Version 3.2