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What type of businesses are eligible for HUBZone?

The type of businesses that are eligible for set-aside certifications depend on a number of factors. You must be registered in SAM and you must meet the SBA Small Business Size standards. Additionally, there are requirements to obtaining a HUBZone Certification, such as:

    • Principle office must be located in a HUBZone
    • 35% of all FTE must reside in a HUBZone
    • Person applying must be a U.S. citizen
    • Must meet SBA Size Standards
    • Have an ACTIVE and compliant SAM Registration

USBRI has been offering filing assistance for SAM and Set-Aside Certifications for over 12 years. If you have an issues or need assistance, reach out to the USBRI Help Desk at 1-888-646-9998 and a CRS will be able to help you.

As mentioned above, two of the requirements to being HUBZone certified are being active in SAM as well as qualifying as a small business, meeting the SBA’s size standards. If you are unsure if you qualify as a small business or have a SAM Registration, use the tools by clicking the buttons below.

Need to Register or Renew in SAM?

If your registration is missing or expiring soon, begin the process with a CRS today. Complications can arise at anytime through the registration process. Having a specialist go through this with you will ensure that there are little to no complications for you. If you are ready, reach out to the help desk for more information or click the button below

Is there a tool to look up my UEI?

Your UEI is viewable on your entity’s registration record in SAM.gov. You can also use the tool by following the steps below:

  • Navigate to the top of the page and select “Check SAM & UEI Status” in red
  • Enter your company’s name, UEI or CAGE code (if known) to locate the registration
  • Allow the page to refresh and a quick summary of your SAM Registration will load including your SAM Expiration, UEI, CAGE Code, POCs, NAICS Codes, etc.

If you are unsure that you have a SAM Registration, click the button below

Need to Register or Renew?

What’s the difference between EIN and UEI?

EIN numbers, also known as  federal tax IDs, are given by the IRS for tax purposes. As for UEI numbers are issued strictly by SAM.gov.

If you are unsure that you have a SAM Registration, click the button below

Need to Register or Renew?

If your SAM Registration is set to expire or you do not have one, begin the renewal/registration process now. You do not want to miss out on federal contracting opportunities due to a lapsed SAM Registration. Call the USBRI Help Desk for assistance or begin now by going to the services page by clicking the button below.

Where do I look up my UEI?

An Unique Entity Identity is number generated and given from SAM, System Award Management. In order to obtain this number you must be registered with SAM.

If you are unsure that you have a SAM Registration, click the button below

Need to Register or Renew?

If your SAM Registration is set to expire or you do not have one, begin the renewal/registration process NOW. You do not want to miss out on federal contracting opportunities due to a lapsed SAM Registration. Call the USBRI Help Desk for assistance or begin now by going to the services page by clicking the button below.

How do I locate my organization’s UEI number?

An Unique Entity Identity is number generated and given from SAM, System Award Management. In order to obtain this number you must be registered with SAM.

If you are unsure that you have a SAM Registration, click the button below

Need to Register or Renew?

If your SAM Registration is set to expire or you do not have one, begin the renewal/registration process NOW. You do not want to miss out on federal contracting opportunities due to a lapsed SAM Registration. Call the USBRI Help Desk for assistance or begin now by going to the services page by clicking the button below.

How can I see my Unique Entity ID or entity registration record?

To find your SAM Registration entity record or UEI, follow the steps below:

    • At the top of this page, select “SAM & UEI Status Check”
    • Input your company’s legal business name, CAGE code, or UEI
    • Solve the security question and select “Check SAM Status NOW” button in blue
    • Allow the page to generate a brief summary that will include:
      • Expiration Date
      • CAGE Code
      • UEI
      • Primary NAICS Code
      • Primary POC’s
      • PSC and FSC Codes
      • and more
    • If you are having any issues, reach out to the USBRI Help Desk at 1-888-646-9998 and a CRS will be able to assist you

You can also access the tool by clicking the button below

Need to Register or Renew?

If you checked your SAM Registration status and its set to expire in the next 4-6 weeks (or you don’t have one), start the renewal process now. Processing times are taking longer due to new procedures with SAM and USBRI is urging those who have ongoing contracting work with the federal government to start now. You do not want to miss out on payments due to a missed or lapsed registration. Begin the process now with a CRS by clicking the button below.

What is the UEI number for a small business?

A UEI (Unique Entity Identifier) is assigned to every person and/or company registered in SAM and have a registration.

If you are unsure if you have a SAM Registration, follow the s steps below:

    • At the top of this page, select “SAM & UEI Status Lookup Tool”
    • Input your company’s UEI, CAGE code, or FULL legal business name
    • Answer the security question select “Check SAM Status NOW” in blue
    • Allow the page to generate a brief summary of your registration that includes
      • CAGE Code and UEI
      • Expiration Date
      • Primary NAICS Codes
      • PSC and FSC Codes
      • Primary POC’s
      • and more
    • If you are having trouble using the tool, call the USBRI Help Desk at 1-888-646-9998 and a dedicated CRS (Certified Registration Specialist) will be able to assist you in any way that they can.

Another way you can access the tool is by clicking the button below

Need to Register or Renew in SAM?

If you need to register or renew in SAM, begin the process NOW. Processing times are taking longer due to new procedures with both SAM and CAGE, so you do not want to miss out on government contracting opportunities due to a missing or expired SAM Registration. Reach out to the help desk or being the process with a CRS by clicking the button below

Does every company have to have a UEI number?

Any company that is planning on doing any sort of federal contracting or grant work must be registered in SAM. The purpose of obtaining a SAM registration is so you or your business can bid on federal contracting opportunities or grant work. When doing business with the US federal government, having a SAM Registration is the first step.

If you are unsure if you have a SAM Registration, follow the s steps below:

    • At the top of this page, select “SAM & UEI Status Lookup Tool”
    • Input your company’s UEI, CAGE code, or FULL legal business name
    • Answer the security question select “Check SAM Status NOW” in blue
    • Allow the page to generate a brief summary of your registration that includes
      • CAGE Code and UEI
      • Expiration Date
      • Primary NAICS Codes
      • PSC and FSC Codes
      • Primary POC’s
      • and more
    • If you are having trouble using the tool, call the USBRI Help Desk at 1-888-646-9998 and a dedicated CRS (Certified Registration Specialist) will be able to assist you in any way that they can.

Another way you can access the tool is by clicking the button below

Need to Register or Renew in SAM?

If you need to register or renew in SAM, begin the process NOW. Processing times are taking longer due to new procedures with both SAM and CAGE, so you do not want to miss out on government contracting opportunities due to a missing or expired SAM Registration. Reach out to the help desk or being the process with a CRS by clicking the button below

What is the meaning of UEI no?

A UEI (Unique Entity Identifier) number is a 12-character alphanumerical identifier assigned by SAM. gov when you register an entity into the database. The purpose of obtaining a SAM registration is so you or your business can bid on federal contracting opportunities or grant work. When doing business with the US federal government, having a SAM Registration is the first step.

If you are unsure if you have a SAM Registration, follow the s steps below:

    • At the top of this page, select “SAM & UEI Status Lookup Tool”
    • Input your company’s UEI, CAGE code, or FULL legal business name
    • Answer the security question select “Check SAM Status NOW” in blue
    • Allow the page to generate a brief summary of your registration that includes
      • CAGE Code and UEI
      • Expiration Date
      • Primary NAICS Codes
      • PSC and FSC Codes
      • Primary POC’s
      • and more
    • If you are having trouble using the tool, call the USBRI Help Desk at 1-888-646-9998 and a dedicated CRS (Certified Registration Specialist) will be able to assist you in any way that they can.

Another way you can access the tool is by clicking the button below

Need to Register or Renew in SAM?

If you need to register or renew in SAM, begin the process NOW. Processing times are taking longer due to new procedures with both SAM and CAGE, so you do not want to miss out on government contracting opportunities due to a missing or expired SAM Registration. Reach out to the help desk or being the process with a CRS by clicking the button below

How do I look up a unique entity identifier?

To look up a unique entity identifier, follow the steps below:

    • At the top of this page, select “SAM & UEI Status Lookup Tool”
    • Input your company’s legal business name, CAGE code, or UEI
    • Solve the security question and select “Check SAM Status NOW”
    • Allow the page to generate a brief summary of the registration including;
      • UEI and/or CAGE Code
      • Expiration Date
      • Primary NAICS Codes
      • PSC and FSC Codes
      • POC’s
      • and more
    • If the registration is ACTIVE, it will tell you at the top of the summary

If you are having trouble finding the right results, contact the USBRI Help Desk at 1-888-646-998.

You can also access the tool by clicking below

Need to Renew or Register a SAM?

If you need to renew or register, begin the process NOW. The processing times are taking a bit longer due to everchanging procedures so USBRI recommends beginning the process at least 60 days before the set expiration. Call the USBRI Help Desk with any questions or begin the process now with a CRS by clicking the button below.