What is my CAGE Code?

What is my CAGE Code?

A CAGE code is a five-character alpha-numeric, unique identifier assigned by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). CAGE codes are assigned to businesses, organizations, etc. that wish to pursue contracts or grants from the United States federal government.

How do I get a CAGE Code for my company?


  1. Obtain a Data Universal Number through the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS).
  2. Create an individual user account through System for Award Management (SAM) database and log in to register your entity.
  3. Request a CAGE Code through the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

How do I verify a CAGE Code?

Begin at the sam.gov home page. Select “Entity Information” from the drop down and enter your search term (business name, DUNS, etc.) Scroll through the search results until you find the correct company. CAGE code is displayed in the summary.

What is a Hercules CAGE Code?

CAGE Code 32934 – Hercules Incorporated. Call Us:714-705-4780.

How long does it take to get a cage number?

Under normal conditions it takes roughly 10 business days to process the CAGE Code application and you’ll be contacted by phone or email if there is a need for additional information or verification. DLA will send your information to update SAM and make you eligible to compete for contracts or grants.

Do you need a DUNS number to get a CAGE code?

If your business or organization plans to apply for federal grant funding, you will need to obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and register with the System for Award Management (SAM) to receive a CAGE code. Applications cannot be fully processed without this information.

Is a DUNS number the same as a CAGE Code?

Criteria for assignment of an identification code DUNS number is assigned to the lowest organizational level. CAGE code is assigned per legal entity at individual physical addresses.

What is CAGE code SAM?

The Commercial And Government Entity (CAGE) Code is a five-character ID number used extensively within the U.S. federal government, assigned by the Department of Defense’s Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The CAGE code provides a standardized method of identifying a given facility at a specific location.

Do you need a DUNS number to get a CAGE Code?

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