The D-U-N-S Number is a unique nine-digit identifier for businesses. It is used to establish a Dun & Bradstreet business credit file, which is often referenced by lenders and potential business partners to help predict the reliability and/or financial stability of the company in question. If you want to bid on government proposals, you will need to get a D-U-N-S Number for each physical location of your business.
D-U-N-S, which stands for data universal number system, is used to and maintain accurate and timely information on +300M global businesses.
|TO REGISTER FOR A D-U-N-S NUMBER, YOU’LL NEED:|
|HEADQUARTERS NAME AND ADDRESS FOR YOUR BUSINESS|
|DOING BUSINESS AS (DBA) OR OTHER NAME BY WHICH YOUR BUSINESS IS COMMONLY RECOGNIZED|
|PHYSICAL ADDRESS, CITY, STATE AND ZIP CODE|
|CONTACT NAME AND TITLE|
|NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES AT YOUR PHYSICAL LOCATION|
|WHETHER YOU ARE A HOME-BASED BUSINESS|