Annual DUNS Number Registration Renewal with System for Award Management Database

All schools must complete the registration confirmation of their DUNS number annually.

As of January 28, 2016, the G5 Web site verifies the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number in the System for Award Management (SAM) Web site before carrying out administrative actions that involve a DUNS number, such as making an award or performing DUNS number changes or reassignments.

To prevent delays in the receipt of Title IV program funds, we encourage all schools to complete their annual confirmation of their DUNS number with the SAM Web site. A 60-day and 30-day reminder e-mail will be sent to the Point of Contact (POC) and alternate POC for your school prior to your school’s renewal deadline.

To complete the annual confirmation, a school should go to the SAM Web site and search for each DUNS number associated with programs for which the school expects to receive funds from the Department of Education (the Department). The URL for the SAM Web site is

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