5 Steps to Getting Started with Government Contracting
Government contracting is not simple and easy to understand. It takes years of knowledge and experience to get the process started and done correctly.
At GSE, we help businesses of all sizes looking to get into government contracting with everything from required registrations or certifications to providing information access critical to winning business from the federal, state, and local governments.
If you own a business, our on-hand specialists will walk you through the five steps needed to get started selling to the U.S Government.
Step 1 – DUNS Registration
The first step of government contracting is to obtain a DUNS Number through Dun and Bradstreet. It is simple to do and will cost you nothing.
The Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) is a system that assigns a unique numeric identifier to a single business entity. In short, your DUNS Number represents your business in the government marketplace. It is required to submit a bid on any government contracts, so you will not be able to sell unless you register for one.