Frequent Questions

What is a Dun & Bradstreet number and how can I find the Dun & Bradstreet number for the facility?

Section 4.6 of Part I of the TRI Form R and Form A asks for the facility’s Dun & Bradstreet number.  What is a Dun & Bradstreet number?  How can someone completing the Form R or Form A find the Dun & Bradstreet number for the facility?  

A Dun & Bradstreet number, commonly referred to as a DUNS number, is a nine-digit, location-specific, business code assigned by Dun & Bradstreet.  The DUNS number is a unique number that financially identifies individual businesses, while linking them with their corporate family structures.  The Dun & Bradstreet number may be available from the facility’s treasurer or financial officer.  Facilities can also contact Dun & Bradstreet directly at 800-234-3867 or to obtain a facility’s number, or to create a new number if the facility does not currently have a number.

Please note for Reporting Years 1991-2004, Section 4.6 of Part I requested a facility’s latitude and longitude. During this time, the DUNS number was located in Section 4.7 of Part I of the Forms.


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