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The North Dakota Procurement Technical Assistance offers these important links for procurement in North Dakota.

Identification Numbers and Codes 

Employer Identification Number 

Apply for an EIN online


 

DUNS Number 

Online application to obtain a DUNS number


 

NAICS codes 

Guide to the uniform, industry-wide classification system for statistical reporting of all economies of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico; NAICS codes are needed to register in the government's vendor database, SAM, for federal contracting

Search Sites

FSC/PSC search

Listing and search engine for Federal Supply Codes and Product Service Codes; needed to complete registration in SAM


 

USA Spending Gov

The U.S. government's official web search site


 

SBA Dynamic Small Business Search

 


 

FedBizOpps 

The place where the federal government announces all of its contracts valued at more than $25,000; register here to conduct advanced searches

SBA Small Business Size Standards

Small Business Size Standards

Use these tables to determine whether your business is a small business

8(a)

8(a) program

Guide to the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) business development program


 

Net Worth Determination

Determine your net worth to qualify for 8(a) program using SBA Form 413


 

8(a) Mentor- Protege Rules

SBA’s rules on what written mentor-protege agreements must contain


 

Joint Venture Guidelines

 SBA’s rules on 8(a) mentor-protege joint venture agreements

SAM

SAM 

System for Award Management, includes the centralized, electronic registration process for vendors that want to do business with the federal government, formerly known as Central Contractor Registration, as well as ORCA, the Online Representations and Certifications Application, the primary federal government repository for most of the government-required representations and certifications


 

SAM Quick Start Guide

 


 

SAM User's Guide

 


 

SAM User Help Regarding Small Business Information

HUBZone

HUBZone

Guide to the Small Business Administration's HUBZone program


 

HUBZone Locator Tool

Type in an address to determine weather it is located in a HUBZone

Veteran-Owned Business

CVE Vet's First Program 

The VA's vendor registration system for veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned business (for doing business with the VA)


 

SDVOSB Joint Venture Requirements

Terms required in a joint venture involving a service-disabled veteran-owned small business

 


 

Government Contracting Programs

Government Contracting programs for service disabled veteran owned business



Federal Opportunities and Contracts

FEDConnect

FedConnect helps over 100,000 vendors and grant applicants, find, respond to and win opportunities for contracts, grants, and other types of assistance funding.


 

FedBizOpps 

The place where the federal government announces all of its contracts valued at more than $25,000; register here to conduct advanced searches


 

Federal Procurement Data System

Whats Reported to FPDS-ND? Contracts whose estimated value is $3,500 or more or that may be $3,400 or more. Every Modification to that contract, regardless of dollar value must be reported to FPDS- ND by federal agencies



Women Owned Small Business Program

WOSB program 

Guide to the Small Businesses Administration's Woman-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program

DOD's MPP

Department of Defense Mentor-Protege Program

 

Business in Canada

MERX Supplier Guide 

A guide for doing business with the Canadian government