Business Owner Assistance: Registration Requirements
Registration is required to compete for federal government procurement and contracts. The federal government’s Business Partner Network (BPN) is the single source for vendor data for the Federal Government.
Obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number, a unique 9-digit identification number for each physical location of a business.
Complete an Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA).
Review Small Disadvantaged Business Certification and Eligibility (SDB) If your business is classified as small or disadvantaged, this certification may lead to more federal procurement opportunities.
Additional statistical codes, required for many government forms: