Record Package Schema

The record package schema describes the structure of the container for publishing records. The contents of a record are based on the release schema. The package contains important metadata.

You can view an interactive version of the record schema below (requires JavaScript) or download this version of the schema here.

A separate, auto-generated versioned release schema is provided for validating versioned releases within records.

For this version of OCDS, the canonical URL for the record package schema is and for the versioned release schema is

Using the canonical URL guarantees that your software, documentation or other resources will always refer to the specific version of the schema with which they were authored and tested.

Click on schema elements to expand the tree, or use the ‘+’ icon to expand all elements. Use { } to view the underlying schema for any section.