D-U-N-S Number

Why should you have a D-U-N-S Number?


It enhances the credibility of your business in the marketplace.

It enables potential customers, suppliers and lenders to easily identify and learn about your company.

It is recognized, recommended and/or required by more than 200 global, industry and trade associations, including the United Nations, the U.S. Federal Government, the Australian Government and the European Commission.

In today's global economy, the D-U-N-S Number has become the standard for keeping track of the world's businesses.

By embedding the D-U-N-S Number at the core of your global marketing, credit and purchasing transactions, you can take data you already have and turn it into powerful business information. By combining your company's internal data with D&B's database and other marketplace information, you can create a value-added information source within your own organization.

Within Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Customer Resource Management (CRM), and Customer Information Management (CIM) solutions, the D-U-N-S Number can help ensure more accurate data rationalization. This means that you can have confidence in the quality of information you use to manage your business.


Learn how D&B’s D-U-N-S Number and value-added analytics layer can help bring order to the chaos of a data-driven world.


(D&B’s CEO, Bob Carrigan, at the Churchill Club Open Forum with author Geoffrey Moore)



The D-U-N-S® Number is the linchpin of D&B’s DUNSRight® patented-quality process



Harness the power of the D-U-N-S® Number. At no cost, you can have this unique, location-specific identifier that allows you to accurately gauge and communicate your company’s creditworthiness. As your business grows and changes, your D-U-N-S®Number stays with you.

Once assigned, a D-U-N-S® Number is neither reused nor assigned to another business. Used by the world’s most influential standards-setting organizations, the D-U-N-S® Number is recognized, recommended, and/or required by more than 200 global, industry, and trade associations, including the U.N., European Commission, and the U.S. Federal Government.



To request your DUNS Number today, please contact your local D&B office here.