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How to buy

Thank you for your interest. The wizard below takes you through a series of questions to help you identify the best way forward when considering how to buy a product.

Please note: when you buy an Ordnance Survey data product, you will be signing up to use Crown Copyright data, subject to specific terms in your licence or agreement.

Are you an existing customer of ours?

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Have you previously registered to order data online?

Yes  No  

Are you an existing customer?

Yes  No  

Does your organisation appear on our map?

Locate my nearest member map

If you prefer, you can look through a list of member organisations:

PSMA covering England and Wales (XLS) | OSMA covering Scotland (PDF)

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Do you have a login?

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Have you previously requested and received a satisfactory price quotation from us?

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Do you wish to order ADDRESS-POINT Points of Interest?

Unlike all of our other products, neither of these are available to order online.

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Answer: You may order online now or whenever suits you best.

Log in to order

When ordering, you can choose how to receive your data, whether as a download or on DVD for larger files. We will invoice your company as appropriate.

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Answer: You may order now or whenever suits you best.

Log into the Members area and order

When ordering, you can choose how to receive your data, whether as a download or on DVD for larger files.

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Answer: You must register for our online ordering service before you can use it.

Register now for our online ordering service

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Answer: Your needs might best be served by one of our licensed partners rather than us.

Our Partner finder will help you find a Partner that can ably serve your needs.

When ordering OS MasterMap or AddressBase data from us, a minimum order value of £500 plus VAT applies; a minimum of £100 plus VAT applies for all of our other data products.

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Answer: For regular, high volume orders, apply to become a direct customer.

At the outset, we must point out is that you can’t buy this product outright; that’s to say, you pay us, receive a data file and own it forever afterwards. This is because our data is subject to Crown Copyright. We are only permitted to license it to you for a specific term: you pay us, receive a data file and enjoy the right to use it until the licence period ends.

Our Framework Contract (Direct Customers) applies in this instance.

Please download, print and complete the following documents:

Framework Contract (Direct Customers) Acceptance Form

Credit application and payment terms

Then scan and email them to customerservices@ordnancesurvey.co.uk or post them to:

Customer Services
Ordnance Survey
Adanac Drive
SOUTHAMPTON
SO16 0AS

We'll be in touch within five working days.

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Answer: Paper maps covering local towns and larger areas are available from us.

You can buy paper maps covering local towns and larger areas, suitable for the glovebox and leisure pursuits, directly from our shop at any time. We sell the very latest editions of our paper maps.

Our maps area also available from a range of high street retailers, service stations and tourist attraction gift shops around the country.

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Answer: Join one of our collective agreements to enjoy a range of member benefits.

Did you know that you could gain access to a wide range of high-quality mapping data products and a network of knowledgeable people around the country who can help you make the most of it? We will also invite you to members-only events where you can get inspiration from your peers and learn about the latest products from Ordnance Survey.

Learn more about:

the Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA) covering England and Wales; or

the One Scotland Mapping Agreement (OSMA), covering Scotland.

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Answer: You don't have a login.

Please contact us and we will forward your details to the Principal Contact in your organisation. This is the person who, under terms of your collective agreement (the PSMA in England and Wales or OSMA in Scotland), manages access to the system on our website used to order data.

The Principal Contact will get in touch with you to discuss your request for a login.

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Answer: Pleae request a quotation.

Request a quote

Business portfolio price list (PDF)

We will normally be in touch by email within 2 working days.

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Answer: Reselling or distributing our data.

To resell our distribute our data, you would need to become a Licensed Partner. We work with some 300 companies, from start-ups to large multi-nationals, all of which add value to our data in a variety of different ways.

Learn more about the benefits of partnering with us

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Answer: Developing software compatible with our data.

To help you develop GIS software compatible with our data, we will provide data for you to work with for up to 12 months, under the terms of our Developer Licence, depending on the datasets you need.

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Answer: This product is not available to order online.

Please download and complete the appropriate application form:

ADDRESS-POINT

Points of Interest

Then scan and email it to digitalorders@ordnancesurvey.co.uk or post it to

Digital Supply
Ordnance Survey
Adanac Drive
SOUTHAMPTON
SO16 0AS

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Answer: Maps for planning applications are available from our Partners

Although we do not sell planning application maps ourselves, detailed Ordnance Survey maps or data files, centred on a location of your choice, are available from a number of our Partners.

Many of them are walk-in outlets on the high street – find your nearest.

A number of our Partners also provide online services for the planning application process.

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Answer: Using our data in a product or service

To resell our distribute our data, you would need to become a Licensed Partner. We work with some 300 companies, from start-ups to large multi-nationals, all of which add value to our data in a variety of different ways.

Learn more about the benefits of partnering with us

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Related documents

Price list

Normally updated annually, this sets out how and what we charge per product.

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