Registering for a SAM.gov login is more complex than you would expect. They added a multipoint verification step for all SAM.gov login to increase their security into the website. You have to create a Login.gov account in addition to a SAM.gov login.
Also as of April 4, 2022, they changed the unique entity identifier used across the Federal Government. It was changed from a DUNS number to a Unique Entity ID or UEI number. This number is required to create your SAM.gov login. The UEI is a 12-character alphanumeric number that is assigned to each entity. You must complete an entity registration if you do not have a UEI number. Be prepared to validate your entity’s legal business name and physical address.
There is also a difference between setting up an account and actually registering. Anyone can sign up to create a SAM.gov login. But to register to do business with the federal Government requires more information, documentation and verification.
The process for registering for a SAM.gov login can be complicated and time consuming. Usually, small business owners have more important things to do with their valuable time. The best way to guarantee this its done quickly and effectively is to use Select GCR to obtain your business’ SAM.gov login. Let us get you registered to do business with the federal Government.
We have created a step-by-step guide to the first step in creating your SAM.gov login. Good luck!
The GSA has increased security on the SAM.gov login site to require all registrants to use login.gov to access their SAM account. The increased security provides a multi-point verification for all sam.gov accounts keeping your business information more secure.
A login.gov account will be required to access SAM. A couple things to keep in mind…
- Use the same email address currently entered on your sam.gov registration
- Make sure you have access to this email for the email verification
- A cell phone will be used as a second verification point to complete your registration
It will only take a few minutes to create the login.gov account once you have these items in place. The directions below show the process step by step to complete the account registration.
Watch the Video Tutorial here on YouTube – https://youtu.be/8LVUWTdIDdo
Open your web browser. You can use any browser including Google chrome, Microsoft edge or Firefox.