ALERT: SAM.gov will be completely unavailable due to scheduled maintenance from Friday, May 21 at 4:00 PM EST through Monday, May 24 at 9:00 AM EST as it is upgraded to the modernized environment. Learn more.

ALERT: Small business owners who seek to participate in the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) will not be required to have a DUNS Number, will not need to register in SAM.gov, and will not need a CAGE Code. SBA will share more information on the RRF soon. Visit SBA to stay informed.

ALERT: Each entity registration expiring between April 1 and September 30, 2021 will have an additional 180 days added to its expiration date. Read more about the extension on Interact.

ALERT: Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) Applicants - Applicants for relief under the SVOG program are required to register in SAM.gov. If you have submitted your SAM.gov registration, but the registration is not yet active, you can still apply for relief under the SVOG program. During the SVOG application process, you will have to attest that you have submitted your SAM.gov registration. To stay informed, please visit SBA.

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.