How to obtain a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Commercial and Government Entity (NCAGE) Code

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Joint Certification Program (JCP)

DD 2345 Instructions

General Instructions

First, verify if your company has been or is already certified. Select the “JCP Search ” link above. Searches can be done by company name, Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code, or JCP Certification number. This provides you with a first-hand view of your company’s information, which may require an update.    

Second, an active CAGE Code or a Canadian-issued North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Commercial and Governmental Entity Code (NCAGE Code) must be obtained and is required for all companies PRIOR to the submission of your completed DD Form 2345.  Verify your company’s CAGE/NCAGE Code by using the search links above. The information recorded here must exactly match the information you enter on the DD Form 2345. For companies doing business with the DOD, you must have a
Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) and register in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to submitting your DD Form 2345.
For Canadian companies, check your NCAGE by using the NCAGE Search link above and
email the Canadian National Codification Bureau to make corrections to your NCAGE data.  

NOTE: If any changes must be done in CAGE/NCAGE, DUNS or SAM, please allow 24-48 hours for the system to update before submitting you DD Form 2345.

Specific DD Form 2345 Instructions

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