Obtaining a DUNS Number

Is registering for a DUNS Number free of charge?
Yes, registering for the DUNS number is free of charge. Dun & Bradstreet offers additional products and services, which they may suggest that you purchase; however, you do not need to do so for Grants.gov.

More information about the use of DUNS Numbers within Grants.gov
For more information about why Grants.gov requires some applicants to obtain a DUNS number and the process, please visit  our Organization Registration page or the Applicants User Guide.

How can I be removed from Dun & Bradstreet's (D&B) marketing list?
As a result of obtaining a DUNS number you have the option to be included on D&B's marketing list that is sold to other companies. If you do not want your name/organization included on this marketing list, you should request not to be listed when you are speaking with a D&B representative during your DUNS number telephone application.

I am an individual, how can I obtain a DUNS Number?
If you are registering as an Individual you do not need to register for a Data Universal Number System (DUNS) number. Please visit the Individual Registration page for more information.