ALERT: SAM.gov will be down for scheduled maintenance Saturday, 09/14/2019, from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT).

ALERT: Due to increased volume and additional security requirements, a high number of entity registrations are pending CAGE review. Processing time currently exceeds the normal window of ten business days. Some users may experience processing delays of up to four weeks. Respond promptly if you are contacted by a CAGE Technician for additional information. Contact the CAGE Help Desk with urgent questions about a registration pending CAGE review.

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.