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Classification - GFO

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Short description

This is a Hungarian classification prepared in connection with the business register. The Classification of Units by Legal Forms includes all business entities, budgetary and non-profit organizations together with the relevant legislation. It also contains technical codes.

GFO short description (pdf, 16 KB)


Code numbers and descriptions of the items of classification

GFO’21-07 structure (xlsx, 16 KB)

Explanatory notes

The explanatory notes determine the contents of the classification items. They help to find the appropriate category in the classification.

Search engine

It supports the quick search in the classification. After searching by code number or text, it displays those items of the classification that contain the relevant code number or text.


Principles and rules of classification to be applied

Correspondence tables

Conversion key between the items of the current version of classification and those of the previous version

GFO’19–GFO’21 correspondence tables (xlsx, 17 KB)

GFO'21–GFO'21-07 correspondence tables (xlsx, 17 KB)

Legal basis

Legislation ordering the use of the classification:

Decree No. 21/2012. (IV. 16.) of the Minister of Public Administration and Justice On Elements and Nomenclatures of the Statistical Registration Identification Code (pdf, 440 KB)

Predecessor classification (Old versions)

Previous versions of the classification can be found here.

GFO’19 structure (xlsx, 16 KB)

GFO’21 structure (xlsx, 16 KB)

International version of classification

There is no international standard classification for legal forms of units, therefore it has not international version.

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