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Tools and support

Access product support, licensing guides, information on our data, and help with your account.

Product support

View Ordnance Survey (OS) starter guides, product guides and release notes for our mapping products, as well as technical information and specifications.

Mapping services

Planning applications

Find out where to get large-scale maps you may need for a planning application.

Property boundaries

Our role in mapping property boundaries and who to contact for detailed property information.

HM Land registry

Take a look at the different services and licences offered by HM Land Registry and Registers of Scotland using OS data.

Report a mapping error

If you think there is an error in our mapping, contact us to let us know.

Election maps

Use our election maps for Great Britain and Northern Ireland to explore the electoral geography of the UK.

Field parcel numbers

Find out everything you need to know about field parcel numbers and how they are shown on our maps.

Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN)

We allow the royalty-free use and sub-licensing of Unique Property Reference Numbers (UPRNs) under certain circumstances.

Licensing guidance

Learn more about OS licensing for different uses. Whether you're a PSGA member, an OS partner or a business, we want to help you obtain the right licence and get the most from your OS products.

Licensing for business use

Learn more about OS business licensing so you can use OS data in your company’s day-to-day internal business activity.

Licensing for partners

Thinking of licensing our data and becoming one of our commercial Partners? Here’s a quick overview.

Licensing for the public sector

Learn how to share OS data with the general public, other public sector organisations and your contractors.

Licensing in education

We support and encourage students and researchers at all levels to use OS mapping data as part of their learning.

Geographic Information Systems

Explore everything you need to know about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how data is used in GIS.

OS Net support

OS Net is our highly accurate and resilient network of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) base stations across Great Britain. Learn how OS Net can help deliver efficiencies and support you.

Help with your account

Learn how to make payments to OS or our group of companies, and find out how to order OS data products for your organisation.

How to pay us

How to pay us online – by debit card, credit card, BACS payment, or cheque.

Online payment

Our online payment page.

Log in to OS Orders

OS Orders service is a fast and accurate way of ordering OS geographic data products for your organisation.

Sign in to OS Data Hub

OS Data Hub provides access to OS data via manual and automated downloads or data APIs.

Do you have any questions?

Get in touch with us for further support.