Obtaining / Registering a DUNS+4

To create a DUNS +4 record in SAM, follow the steps below:  Access the SAM homepage. Click the blue “Log In” button in the upper right corner (you will be redirected to Login.gov). Click “Sign in” and enter your login.gov email address and password. Click “Next.” You will be directed to the SAM Terms and Conditions. Click… Continue reading Obtaining / Registering a DUNS+4

How to request an NCAGE Code

How to Obtain a NATO Commercial and Government Entity (NCAGE) Code If the NCAGE code has already been registered, you can search for it here. The Commercial and Government Entity Code also known as CAGE Code, is a code assigned to businesses providing a product or service to the United States (U.S.) Government. In the… Continue reading How to request an NCAGE Code

CAGE Code Acronyms

ACO – Administrative Contracting Officer APOC Alternate Point of Contact CAGE Commercial and Government EntityCIC Customer Interaction CenterCSI CAGE Search and Inquiry D&B Dun and BradstreetDBA Doing Business AsDFARS Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation SupplementDLA Defense Logistics AgencyDOD Department of DefenseDODAAC Department of Defense Activity Address CodeDUNS Data Universal Numbering System EIN Employer Identification Number FAR… Continue reading CAGE Code Acronyms

What is the US SAM?

System for Award Management What is SAM? Register your entity (business, organization, individual, or government agency) to do business with the U.S. Government. SAM is the official U.S. Government system that consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. It is FREE to register in SAM.gov for any entity. Find FREE training and support material for registering… Continue reading What is the US SAM?

What is a DUNS+4 ?

Data Universal Numbering System What is a DUNS Number? The DUNS Number is a unique nine-digit identification number provided by D&B. DUNS Number assignment is FREE for all businesses required to register with the U.S. Government for contracts or grants. What is a DUNS +4? A DUNS plus four is an alphanumeric four character set that… Continue reading What is a DUNS+4 ?

What is an NCAGE Code?

What is a North Atlantic Treaty Organization Commercial and Government Entity (NCAGE) code? An NCAGE is a five-character alpha-numeric identifier assigned to entities located OUTSIDE of the U.S. and its’ territories. Based on the location of the entity, NSPA will either assign/update or route to the applicable National Codification Bureau for assign/update action.


CAGE and NCAGE code registration procedures Change-of-Name Agreement: Used for changing a company name or individual listed in the legal business name field due to an acquisition, merger, or other reason for a name change, when there is an open U.S. Government contract. Correction-of-Name Agreement: Used for correcting a company name or individual listed in… Continue reading CAGE CODE Forms