How to Get a DUNS Number

Step 1: Obtain a DUNS Number

Having a DUNS, Dun and Bradstreet number expedites your ability to create and verify Google Adwords, Apple Business Connect and other Ad verification processes.

Your entity may obtain a DUNS number in two ways:

  1. By Toll-Free TelephoneBusiness entities may request the DUNS number by calling a toll-free telephone number: 1-(866) 705-5711. Tell the operator that you are applying to a Federal financial assistance program and need to register for a DUNS number.
  2. Over The WebBusiness entities can also obtain a DUNS number through D&B’s Web site at:https://www.dnb.com/duns/get-a-duns.html?search

To complete the process to obtain a DUNS number, you will need to provide the following information:

  • Legal name of your business entity
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Name of the CEO or business owner
  • Legal structure or type of business (corporation, partnership, proprietorship, etc.)
  • Year the entity was created
  • Primary line of business
  • Total number of employees (full- and part-time)

Note: Obtaining a DUNS number places your organization on D&B’s marketing list that is sold to other companies. You can request not to be added to this list during your application. D&B should not charge you a fee for requesting a DUNS number. You are also not obligated to purchase any of their products as a condition to obtain DUNS. It may take 2 -3 days for you to obtain a DUNS number.

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