Since v2.6.0

An form of identification associated with its holder and some issuing country. This can be used for national ID cards, voter enrollments and similar instruments.


The Identification schema extends the following schemata:


FollowTheMoney has well-defined semantics for different representations of entities, for example in a network graph or in a timeline.

  • In a network graph, entities should be represented as a vertex.
  • In a timeline, date or startDate should be used as the temporal start. endDate should be used as the temporal end.


Name Label Type
Identification:holder Identification holder LegalEntity
Identification:number Document number identifier
Identification:country Country country
Identification:type Type string
Interval:alephUrl Aleph URL url
Identification:authority Authority string
Interval:date Date date
Interval:description Description text
Interval:endDate End date date
Interval:indexText Index text text
Interval:modifiedAt Modified on date
Interval:namesMentioned Detected names name
Interval:publisher Publishing source string
Interval:publisherUrl Publishing source URL url
Interval:recordId Record ID string
Interval:retrievedAt Retrieved on date
Interval:sourceUrl Source link url
Interval:startDate Start date date
Interval:summary Summary text