Registering for CAGE Codes
Cage Code registration can be tricky if you don’t fully understand how the system works. It is mission critical to follow the registration steps in the correct order to avoid spinning your wheels in the long run. Understanding how DUNS numbers and the System for Award Management (SAM) works can help you save a lot of time and avoid a ton of confusion and frustration.To be able to apply for a CAGE Code, you need to register with the System for Award Management. In 2012, older systems known as CCR and ORCA along with several other government databases were replaced by the newest process at sam.gov. In order to do business through a GSA schedule with the government, SAM registration is mandatory.