Information for Registering in Government Systems
In order to obtain a DD2345, an organization is required to have a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code. An organization must register in the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to obtain a CAGE code. Lastly, in order to register in SAM, an organization will first need to receive a Dun and Bradstreet number (DUNS). Your business Tax ID number, bank account, bank routing number and business address are also necessary.
The information below provides the necessary links and instruction in order to complete the above process. Should you have any questions on this process please contact SpEC-CM@ati.org.
Dun & Bradstreet:
Obtaining a Dun & Bradstreet D-U-N-S® Number
In order to register in the System of Award Management (SAM), an organization will first need to receive a Dun and Bradstreet number (D-U-N-S®). Your business Tax ID number, bank account, bank routing number and business address are necessary to apply for this number.
System for Award Management (www.sam.gov) 866-606-8220
All companies desiring to do business with the Federal Government are required to have an active record on the Government’s System for Award Management (SAM).
SAM is the Official U.S. Government system that consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA and EPLS. There is NO fee to register.
Military Critical Technical Data Agreement (Form DD2345)
SpEC members are required to maintain an active DD2345.
A DD Form 2345 is required by U.S. contractors that wish to obtain access to unclassified technical data disclosing militarily critical technology with military or space application that is under the control of, or in the possession of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).
The below information is taken from the DLA Logistics Operations Joint Certification Program website.
What is the purpose of United States (U.S.)/Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP) certification?
JCP certification establishes the eligibility of a U.S. or Canadian contractor to receive technical data governed, in the U.S., by Department of Defense (DOD) Directive 5230.25 and, in Canada, by the Technical Data Control Regulations (TDCR).
Why is certification required?
Certification is required for United States (U.S.) or Canadian contractors who wish to obtain access to unclassified technical data disclosing militarily critical technology with military or space application that is under the control of, or in the possession of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) or the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND).
How do I get a certification number?
How can an enterprise determine if it already has a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code?
By searching for the company name using the Business Identification Number Cross reference System (BINCS).
How does a United States (U.S.) company obtain a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code?
By registering in the System for Award Management (SAM) U.S. companies will automatically be assigned a CAGE Code for the physical address recorded in the SAM.
How does a Canadian company obtain a Canadian assigned North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Commercial and Government Entity (NCAGE) Code?
By completing and submitting the Canadian NATO CAGE Code request form
Other Frequently Asked Questions:
Are there membership dues?
Member companies pay annual dues to belong to an OT-based collaboration.
How much are membership dues?
Dues vary depending on company size, please refer to the Consortium Membership Agreement (CMA).
What do membership dues and project award assessments pay for?
Annual dues and project award assessments pay for consortium activities, such as but not limited to: consortium support, meeting costs and support, member application processing, membership management (“good standing” tracking, etc.), executing and managing the financial processes, dues and assessment invoicing and collection, communications efforts, business development and strategic planning efforts, maintaining public and private websites, and supporting any other subcontractors.
How long will it take to get the membership application approved after a company submits?
Typically, one week or less if an application is complete. If an application is incomplete, the Consortium Management Firm will call the applicant to discuss any missing elements.