Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) assigns a unique nine digit number to each physical location of a business to identify unique information about that business in that particular location. This 9 digit number is a Data Universal Numbering System or DUNS Number. If your business maintains multiple locations, then you will be assigned multiply DUNS Numbers. This registration is FREE, but required by all businesses seeking to register with the Federal government for contracts or grants. Usually the number can be assigned within 1 business day.
There are two ways in which to register with D&B for your DUNS Number. You can register online by clicking HERE, or you can call the following phone numbers:
1-866-705-5711 – U.S. and U.S. Virgin Islands
1-800-234-3867 – Alaska or Puerto Rico (select option 2, then option 1)
Trade-style, Doing Business As (DBA), or other business name
Physical Address, City, State, and Zip Code
SIC Code (Line of Business)
Number of Employees at location
Headquarters name and address
Is this a home-based business?
For more information please visit D&B.com.