What is a DUNS Number? / How Do I Register for a DUNS Number?

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)

Required Information:

Legal Name

Trade-style, Doing Business As (DBA), or other business name

Physical Address, City, State, and Zip Code

Mailing Address

Telephone Number

Contact Name

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.

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