To obtain a Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) number, also known as a D-U-N-S® Number, for your business, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the D&B Website: Go to the Dun & Bradstreet website at
  2. Access the D-U-N-S Request Page: On the D&B website, look for the “Get a D-U-N-S Number” or a similar option. This is typically found in the “Business Credit” or “Business Solutions” section of their website.
  3. Fill Out the Application: Click on the option to request a D-U-N-S Number. You will be directed to an online application form.
  4. Provide Business Information: Fill out the required information about your business, including its legal name, physical address, mailing address, phone number, and industry.
  5. Additional Information: You may also be asked for details such as your business structure (e.g., sole proprietorship, LLC, corporation), the number of employees, and annual revenue.
  6. Verify Your Identity: Dun & Bradstreet may require you to provide some personal information and undergo identity verification as the business owner or a representative of the business.
  7. Review and Submit: Double-check all the information you’ve provided for accuracy. Once you’re satisfied, submit the application.
  8. Confirmation: After you’ve submitted your request, you should receive a confirmation email from Dun & Bradstreet. This email will contain information about your D-U-N-S Number, and it may include further instructions.
  9. Wait for Processing: Dun & Bradstreet will review your application and may contact you for any additional information they require. Processing times can vary but usually take a few business days.
  10. Receive Your D-U-N-S Number: Once your application is approved, you will receive your D-U-N-S Number. Keep this number for future reference, as it’s essential for establishing your business credit profile and for potential business transactions.

Please note that while obtaining a D-U-N-S Number is generally free, Dun & Bradstreet may offer additional services for a fee, such as credit monitoring and credit reports. You are not required to purchase these services to obtain your D-U-N-S Number.

Keep your D-U-N-S Number in a secure place, as it can be valuable for various business-related purposes, including applying for credit, bidding on contracts, and establishing credibility with suppliers and partners.

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