Nonprofit verification guidance

Overview

Nonprofit verification guidance

Percent’s mission is to power purpose in every business worldwide.   

 As part of our mission, we work with global technology companies that would like to give charities and nonprofits access to gifts in kinds, such as discounts on software licenses and services.

 Percent verify all charities and nonprofits applying for gifts in kind, to ensure only legitimate organisations receive benefits.

 

Overall validation guidelines

 To be verified as a nonprofit, your organisation needs to be:

     recognised as a charitable or a nonprofit organisation by the local regulator in the country where you are registered

    operating on a not-for-profit basis

    operating for the public benefit

 

Ineligible countries

 We don’t currently accept applications from the following countries: Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan or Syria.

Afghanistan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Åland Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Albania

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Algeria

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

American Samoa

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Andorra

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Angola

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Anguilla

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Antarctica

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Antigua And Barbuda

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Argentina

Organisation must be provide Association Foundation Registration Certificate from Ministry of justice (IGJ Reg) or CivilSimple Certification of Registration from Administracion Federal De Ingreos Publicos, Human Rights Cert – CN number

Armenia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Aruba

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Australia

Organisation must be registered with the Australian Charities and Nonprofits Commission (ACNC); hold DGR status with the ATO; Income tax exempt not-for-profit organisations as defined by the ATO

Austria

Organisation must be registered as nonprofit entity with their country regulator and hold legal documentation such as Certificate of Registration Gemeinnuetzigkeit (Finanzamt fuer Koerperschaften); Koerperschaften des oeffentlichen Rechts, Verein, Stiftung öffentliches Recht, Stifung kirchliches Recht, treuhänderische Stiftung, gGmbH, gAG, gUG, gemeinnützige genossenschaften (gGen), or Koerperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts (KdÖR).

Azerbaijan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Bahamas

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Bahrain

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Bangladesh

Organisations must be registered with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the Ministry of Social Welfare as a Social Development Organisation, NGO Affairs Bureau

Barbados

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Belarus

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Belgium

Organisation must provide Certificate of Registration; Cabinet of Belgium – Dutch: Vereniging Zonder Winstoogmerk (VZW), Certificate of Registration; Moniteur Belge – ASBL Association sans but lucratif, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Belize

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Benin

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Bermuda

Organisation must be Registered Charitable Organisations; Tax Exempt Registration from Registrar General, NPO Certificate of Registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Bhutan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Bolivia

Organisation must provide NPO Registration Certificate from Director General del Registro de Asociaciones y or Certificate of Foundation Registration from Fundaciones Sins Fines de Lucro

Bonaire

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Bosnia And Hersgovina

Organisation must be registered as nonprofit entity with Minister of Justice, NPO/Association Registration Certificate, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Botswana

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Bouvet Island

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Brazil

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Registration Certificate for Associations, Foundations, PBO from Ministry of Justice/Interior

British Indian Ocean Territory

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

British Virgin Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Brunei

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Bulgaria

Organisation must be registered nonprofit legal entity with public benefit (юридически лица с нестопанска цел за общественополезна дейност) registered in the Central Registry of Public Benefit Organizations maintained by the Ministry of Justice.

Burkina Faso

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Certificate of Registration as NPO/NGO, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Burundi

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Cabo Verde

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Cambodia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Cameroon

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Certificate of Registration as NPO/NGO from Council of Ministries, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Canada

Organisation must be registered with Canadian Charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

Cayman Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Central African Republic

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Chad

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Chile

Organisation must provide Certificate of NPO Registration from Ministry of Justice/Interior

China

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Christmas Island

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Colombia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Certificate of NPO Registration from Ministry of Justice/Interior Certificate of NPO Registration from Chambers of Commerce

Comoros

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Congo

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Cook Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Costa Rica

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Certificate of NPO Registration from Ministry of Justice/Interior Certificate of NPO Registration from Chambers of Commerce

Côte D’Ivoire

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Croatia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Curaçao

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Cyprus

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Certificate of Registration as NPO/NGO, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Czech Republic

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, Certification of Registration as Foundation, Endowment from Foundation Register, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Denmark

Organisation must be Associations (foreninger), foundations (stiftelser), institutions (institutioner), or religious communities (religiøse samfund) approved by the Ministry of Taxation

Djibouti

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Dominica

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Dominican Republic

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Ecuador

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Certificate of Social Charitable Registration number from IRS

El Salvador

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Equatorial Guinea

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Eritrea

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Estonia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Certificate of Registration from County courts, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Eswatini

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Ethiopia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Falkland Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Faroe Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Fiji

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Finland

Organisation must be have Foundation Certificate of Registration from Foundation Registry, Certificate of NPO Registration from National Board of Patents and registrations

France

Organisation must be registered as nonprofit entity per Certificate of Registration under “Loi de 1901”, Articles and Memorandum of Association

French Guiana

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

French Polynesia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Gabon

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Gambia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Georgia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Germany

Organisation must be Associations, Foundations, or other non-profit legal entities that possess public benefit (Gemeinnützigkeit), charitable (Mildtaetigkeit), or Religious (Kirchliche) status and/or are operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit.

Ghana

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Certificate of NGO Registration from Registrar General’s Department, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Gibraltar

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Greece

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation such as Certificate of Registration as NPO/NGO from Ministry of Finance, Official Government Journal, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Greenland

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Grenada

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Guadeloupe

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Guam

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Guatemala

Organisation must provide Certificate of NPONGO Registration from local Government

Guernsey

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Guinea

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Guinea-Bissau

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Guyana

Organisation must provide Certificate of NPONGO Registration from local Government

Haiti

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Heard & Mcdonald Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Honduras

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, Registration Certificate for Associations, Foundations, PBO from Ministry of Justice/Interior

Hong Kong

Organisation must be nonprofit entities or trusts established and approved by the Inland Revenue Department under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance as charitable

Hungary

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, NPO Certificate of Registration from Competent Registration Court, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Iceland

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

India

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, Registration Certificate of Trust or Society

Indonesia

Organisation must be nonprofit entities, Foundations (Yayasan) or associations (Perkumpulan) approved as legal entities by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights

Iraq

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Ireland

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, CRN with the Charity Regulator, CHY number from Revenue, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Isle Of Man

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Israel

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as ‘AMUTA’ number from State of Israel Registrar, Certificate of NPO Registration

Italy

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, Certificate of Registration as “Onlus” or Cooperative Sociale legal Registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Jamaica

Organisation must provide Certificate of NGO Registration “TRN” Number from Ministry of Finance

Japan

Organisation must be Registered Certificate as Authorised NPO or with National Tax Agency, Registered Certificate as Public Interest Corporations

Jersey

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Jordan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof such as Certificate of NGO Registration from Ministry of Social Development, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Kazakhstan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as NPO Registration Certificate from Minister of Justice, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Kenya

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as NGO Registration Certificate from Kenya Government, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Kiribati

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Korea

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Registered Certification as Association, Foundation, NPO with local Government

Kosovo

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Kuwait

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Kyrgyzstan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Laos

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Latvia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Registration Certificate of Foundation from State Register

Lebanon

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Lesotho

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Liberia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Libya

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Liechtenstein

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Lithuania

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Luxembourg

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Registration as NPO, Association or Foundation from Grand Ducal Decree Register of Commerce

Macao

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Macedonia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Madagascar

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Malawi

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Malaysia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, Articles of Association, Registered with Registry of Societies (ROS), Tax Exempt registered under Income Tax Law

Maldives

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Mali

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Marshall Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Martinique

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Mauritania

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Mauritius

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Mayotte

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Mexico

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NPO Registration from Ministry of Justice or Taxpayers Registry, Registration as Civil SocietyAssociation from Public Administration or Federal Registry

Micronesia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Moldova

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as NPO/NGO Registration Certificate from Ministry of Justice, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Monaco

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Mongolia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Montenegro

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Montserrat

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Morocco

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Mozambique

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Myanmar

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Namibia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as NGO Registration Certificate from Local Companies Registration Office

Nauru

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Nepal

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Netherlands

Organisation must be a registered nonprofit as Public Benefit Organizsation (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling – ANBI), Institution Promoting Social Welfare (Sociaal Beland Behartigende Instelling – SBBI) tax exempt status, Foundations (stichtingen) or associations (verenigingen) pursuing public benefit activities, churches or other religious organizations (kerkgenootschappen en hun zelfstandige onderdelen), Registration as “Uittreksel van de Kamer van Koophandel”, “ABSL” from Dutch Chamber of Commerce Central Bureau of Fundraising

New Caledonia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

New Zealand

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as NZ Charities Commissioner, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Nicaragua

Organisation must be Certificate of NPO, Social Benefit Org, Civil Society Org from Junta de Asistencia Privada Juntas de Beneficencia Privada or Indesol

Niger

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NGO Registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Nigeria

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NGO Registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Niue

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

North Macedonia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Northern Ireland

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as NICC, charitable tax exemption from HMRC

Northern Mariana Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Norway

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as certificate of NPO Registration from Local Government

Oman

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Pakistan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as charitable Tax Exemption Act, Approved by the Office of the Commissioner of Inland Revenue

Palau

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Palestine Authority

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate for Interiors registration from Palestine National Authority Ministry

Panama

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NPO Registration, Civil Association from Ministry of Justice, Federal Registry

Papua New Guinea

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Paraguay

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NPO Registration, Civil from Ministry of Justice/Interior

Peru

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NPO Registration from Ministry of Justice/Interior, Charitable Tax exemption

Pitcairn Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Poland

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of Registration as “OPP” Organizacja Pozytku Publicznego

Portugal

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Registration card of “Pessoa Colectiva”, Registration Certification from Ministry for Finance

Puerto Rico

Organisation must have recognition from US IRS nonprofit entity with tax exemption from federal income tax under 501(c)3 of the US IRC

Qatar

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Réunion

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Romania

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Foundation Registration Certificate from Registry of Associations

Russia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NGO Registration from Ministry of Taxes, Law on legal entities registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Rwanda

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of Registration from National Security Service or as NGO from Rwanda Directorate, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Saba

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Saint BarthéLemy

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Saint Kitts And Nevis

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Saint Lucia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Saint Martin

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Saint Pierre And Miquelon

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Saint Vincent And The Grenadines

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Samoa

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

San Marino

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

São Tomé And Príncipe

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Saudi Arabia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Scotland

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as OSCR , charitable tax exemption from HMRC

Senegal

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Serbia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Non-profit or non-governmental organisations registered with the Commissioner of Charities and/or holding Institution of Public Character (IPC) status

Seychelles

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Sierra Leone

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Singapore

Organisation must have Certificate of NGO Registration from Department of Social Development, Articles, Memorandum of Association, Certificate of Incorporation of a Company not having a share capital

Sint Eustatius

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Sint Maarten

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Slovakia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Slovenia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Solomon Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Somalia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

South Africa

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NGO Registration from Department of Social Development, Articles and Memorandum of Association, Certificate of Incorporation of a Company not having a share capital

South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

South Sudan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Spain

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Articles of Association or certificate from Ministerio de Justicia

Sri Lanka

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

St Helena, Ascension Tristan Da Cunha

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Suriname

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Svalbard

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Swaziland

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Sweden

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NPO Registration, “Stiftelser i Allmänhet, “Insamlingsstiftelser”, “Kollektivstiftelser”

Switzerland

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NPO Registration, “Gemeinnuetzigkeit”, “Stiftung”, CH number

Taiwan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as a notarised Certificate of Legal Entity and licensed by a department of the Central Government

Tajikistan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Tanzania

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Thailand

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Registered with the Office of the National Cultural Affairs Commission in Thailand, under the Ministry of Culture, Articles of Association

Timor-Leste

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Togo

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Tokelau

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Tonga

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Trinidad And Tobago

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Tunisia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Turkey

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NPO or Public Benefit Organisation Registration from Council of Ministries, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Turkmenistan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Turks And Caicos Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Tuvalu

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

U.S. Virgin Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Uganda

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as NGO Registration Statute 1989, NGO registration from Commissioner, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Ukraine

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

United Arab Emirates

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NGO Registration from Local Government

United Kingdom

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good in either England and Wales (Charity Commission), Northern Ireland (NICC), Scotland (OSCR) or registered with HMRC for Gift Aid eligibility

United States of America

Organisation must be recognised by the US IRS as exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code

Uruguay

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Registration Certificate of Civil Associations, Registered as Tax Exempt from local Government, Certificate of NPO Registration

US Outlying Islands

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Uzbekistan

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Vanuatu

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Vatican City

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Venezuela

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Registration Certificate of Civil Associations, Registered as Tax Exempt from local Government, Certificate of NPO Registration

Vietnam

Organisation must be Registered Associations, Foundations legal status (Decree 45 (2010) for associations, and Decree 148 (2007) for social and charitable funds, or notification Decree 151 (2007) on cooperatives

Wallis And Futuna

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Western Sahara

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Yemen

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Zambia

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate

Zimbabwe

Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NGO Registration from Local Government, Articles and Memorandum of Association