GovernmentService

Thing > Intangible > Service > GovernmentService

A service provided by a government organization, e.g. food stamps, veterans benefits, etc.

Usage: Between 10 and 100 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from GovernmentService
serviceOperator Organization The operating organization, if different from the provider. This enables the representation of services that are provided by an organization, but operated by another organization like a subcontractor.
Properties from Service
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
areaServed AdministrativeArea  or
GeoShape  or
Place  or
Text 
The geographic area where a service or offered item is provided. Supersedes serviceArea.
audience Audience An intended audience, i.e. a group for whom something was created. Supersedes serviceAudience.
availableChannel ServiceChannel A means of accessing the service (e.g. a phone bank, a web site, a location, etc.).
award Text An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.
brand Brand  or
Organization 
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
category Text  or
Thing 
A category for the item. Greater signs or slashes can be used to informally indicate a category hierarchy.
hasOfferCatalog OfferCatalog Indicates an OfferCatalog listing for this Organization, Person, or Service.
hoursAvailable OpeningHoursSpecification The hours during which this service or contact is available.
isRelatedTo Product  or
Service 
A pointer to another, somehow related product (or multiple products).
isSimilarTo Product  or
Service 
A pointer to another, functionally similar product (or multiple products).
logo ImageObject  or
URL 
An associated logo.
offers Offer An offer to provide this item—for example, an offer to sell a product, rent the DVD of a movie, perform a service, or give away tickets to an event.
provider Organization  or
Person 
The service provider, service operator, or service performer; the goods producer. Another party (a seller) may offer those services or goods on behalf of the provider. A provider may also serve as the seller. Supersedes carrier.
providerMobility Text Indicates the mobility of a provided service (e.g. 'static', 'dynamic').
review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
serviceOutput Thing The tangible thing generated by the service, e.g. a passport, permit, etc. Supersedes produces.
serviceType Text The type of service being offered, e.g. veterans' benefits, emergency relief, etc.
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.
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, Freebase page, 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>

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