ALERT: SAM.gov will be down for scheduled maintenance Saturday, 01/25/2020 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

ALERT: The DFARS provision currently numbered 252.204-70ZZ will be updated to 252.204-7016 in SAM’s next release. Additionally, the clause at paragraph (a) will be updated to reference 252.204-7018 instead of 252.204-YY.

The System for Award Management (SAM) is an official website of the U.S. government. There is no cost to use SAM. You can use this site for FREE to:

  • Register to do business with the U.S. government
  • Update or renew your entity registration
  • Check status of an entity registration
  • Search for entity registration and exclusion records

Getting Started

Create A User Account

Start by creating a SAM user account.

Register Entity

After creating your SAM user account, log in to register
to do business with the U.S. government.

Search Records

Do a public search for existing entity registration
records or exclusion records.


Federal users can log in to see additional information.

This is a U.S. General Services Administration Federal Government computer system that is "FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY." This system is subject to monitoring. Individuals found performing unauthorized activities are subject to disciplinary action including criminal prosecution.