The DUNS number is a 9 digit unique number assigned by the D&B (DUN and Bradstreet) which is a private company. In this blog, we have explained “How to get DUNS number for free.
DUNS number for drug establishment registration -Having a DUNS number is a mandatory requirement for drug establishment registration.
DUNS number for food facilities and food importer – In the preamble to the final rule, FDA stated that it anticipated issuing guidance specifying those UFI(s) that we recognize as acceptable and that the FDA expects to recognize DUNS numbers as acceptable UFI. During the 2020 food facility registration renewal, a DUNS number is required to complete the biennial registration.
When you search over the internet, you may find several companies offering assistance for the DUNS number and asking for the money. However, DUNS number for FDA purpose can be obtained free of charge. It will cost $ 0 to get the DUNS number.
Even when you contact your local D&B offie they may say that DUNS number is chargeable , however make you sure you explain them DUNS number is required for FDA compliance purpose which is free and you are not looking for any kind of credit rating.
If you are applying for a DUNS number through the D&B website , select your country and you will redirected to local D&B website.
It usually requires 30 days to provide a DUNS number upon receiving a completed request. For businesses that are willing to pay a fee of about $250, Dun & Bradstreet is able to provide a number within 5 days .
You can search your DUNS number at fdadunslookup.com and update the company information in D&B records.
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