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Specially Designated Nationals List - Data Formats & Data Schemas

Last Updated: 02/23/2024

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. Read more information on Treasury's Sanctions Programs.

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Hash Values for List Content Assurance:

SHA-256, SHA-384, and SHA-516 hash values for OFAC list files

Download​Description
SDN_ADVANCED.ZIPZip Archive of the XML version of the SDN list that conforms to OFAC's advanced data standard.  Contains 2 files (sdn_advanced.xml and sdn_advanced.xsd)
SDN_ADVANCED.XMLXML version of the SDN list that conforms to OFAC's advanced data standard
SDN.XMLXML version of the SDN list
SDN_XML.ZIP​A compressed version of the SDN.XML file.  This contains the same data as the SDN.XML file listed in the row above, but is compressed by about 92%.  This file is meant to help regular users of the SDN.XML file reduce their bandwidth consumption
SDN.FFfixed-width primary SDN names
ADD.FFfixed-width SDN addresses (links to SDN.FF and ALT.FF)
ALT.FFfixed-width alternate (aka) names (links to ADD.FF and SDN.FF)
SDN_COMMENTS.FFfixed-width "spill over" files containing remarks data that exceeds the 1000 character limit in the SDN.FF file. ​
SDN.CSVcomma delimited primary SDN names
ADD.CSVcomma delimited SDN addresses (links to SDN.CSV and ALT.CSV)
ALT.CSVcomma delimited alternate (aka) names (links to ADD.CSV and SDN.CSV)
SDN_COMMENTS.CSVcomma delimited "spill over" files containing remarks data that exceeds the 1000 character limit in the SDN.CSV file. ​

 

Specially Designated Nationals List Data Specifications, Schemas and Technical Information

Technical Support:

  • For Technical Support on all SDN List products please call 1-800-540-6322 and select Menu Option 3.

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