A Dun & Bradstreet number is to a company or business what a Social Security number is to people. When your company applies for a business loan or credit, this number is used to determine the creditworthiness of your business. Dun & Bradstreet keeps a record of your business's credit profile filed under your D-U-N-S number. To obtain a D-U-N-S number for your business, visit the D&B website to apply. When you apply and are approved, you can use a few basic procedures to confirm your D-U-N-S number.
Things You'll Need
- Business name
- Business location
Visit the Dun and Bradstreet website (see Resource) and click "Get a D-U-N-S Number" on the right side of the page under the "Resources" section.
Enter your business name, city and state. Make sure you spell the business name correctly to perform an accurate search.
Click "Next" to search for your business. Select your business name to review and confirm your Dun and Bradstreet number.