What is a CAGE code?
A CAGE code is a five-character alpha-numeric identifier assigned to entities located IN the United States and its territories. The DLA CAGE Program Office is the only activity authorized for assignment or update of a CAGE code.
Why do I need a CAGE code?
The CAGE code is used to support a variety of procurement and acquisition processes throughout the U.S. Government.
How do I get a CAGE code?
If you are doing business with the U.S. Government to include contracts and grants, you must register at SAM. During this process, you will be assigned a new CAGE code if one doesn't already exist. Or, if you have an existing CAGE code your information will be updated.
If you are NOT doing business with the U.S. Government but require a CAGE code to be assigned to support any Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) requirement you may Request or Update your CAGE code.