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System for Award Management (SAM)

Resources for Using the System for Award Management (SAM.gov)

SAM.gov Entity Validation Update

GSA implemented a new process to validate an entity’s legal business name and physical address when requesting a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) and for completing a SAM.gov entity registration. Due to a high volume of requests, entity validations are taking longer than expected to process. This validation process is now taking 7-10 business days, and in some cases longer.

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System for Award Management (SAM)

JustGrants uses the System for Award Management (SAM) as the primary source of agency information in applying for and managing DOJ grant funding. JustGrants performs daily automated SAM checks to collect current Entity information. Maintaining an updated account at SAM is critical to an entity’s registration for Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) and JustGrants.

FAQ Search

The FAQs library provides search and filter options for finding answers to many of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Alternately, FAQs can be viewed from a topic-specific list on the FAQs page.

View the DIAMD FAQ PDF for step-by-step instructions for resolving some of the most common questions on the Digital Identity and Access Management Directory (DIAMD) system.