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US OFAC Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List

The primary United States' sanctions list, specially designated nationals (SDN) part.

As part of its enforcement efforts, OFAC publishes a list of individuals and companies owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, targeted countries. It also lists individuals, groups, and entities, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers designated under programs that are not country-specific. Collectively, such individuals and companies are called "Specially Designated Nationals" or "SDNs." Their assets are blocked and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from dealing with them.

Data overview

Entity count:11,481 target entities · 20,281 searchable entities · 41,520 total
Entity types:
Addresses8,284
People5,911
Organizations2,832
Companies1,756
Vessels686
Cryptocurrency wallets510
Airplanes298
Legal entities14
Securities4
Coverage:
180 countries · Show overview...
Publisher:Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) (United States)

OFAC is a divison of the United States Department of the Treasury that administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United​ States.

Information:www.treasury.gov
Source data:www.treasury.gov (XML)
Collections:in OpenSanctions Default · Consolidated Sanctions
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Bulk download

Downloads contain the full set of entities contained in this dataset. You can fetch a simplified tabular form, or detailed, structured data in JSON format. Updated files will be provided once a day at the same location.

File nameExport typeSize
entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities23 MB
names.txtTarget names text file790 kB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format6 MB
source.xmlSource data77 MB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON37 MB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV4 MB

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Using the API

You can query the data in this dataset via the application programming interface (API) endpoints below. Please read the introduction for documentation and terms of service.

Use the Reconciliation API in OpenRefine:
For full-text search, use the /search endpoint:
For entity matching, use the /match endpoint:

Recent additions

The following targeted entities have been added to this data source most recently:

AddedNameTypeCountries
MOUKALLED, Hassan AhmedPersonLebanon
Lebanese Company for Information and Studies SARLCompanyLebanon
MOUKALLED, Rani HassanPersonLebanon
MOUKALLED, Rayyan HassanPersonLebanon
Lebanese Company for Publishing, Media, and ResearchCompanyLebanon
CTEX ExchangeCompanyLebanon
NOROUZI, AliasgharPersonIran
Kourosh ASIABANIPersonIran
KARIMI, AhmadPersonIran
BABAMORADI, JamalPersonIran