Vendor Registration with the U. S. Government

Guidelines for Vendor Registration and Vendor Eligibility

Company Registration Process

In order to do business with U.S. Embassy Bratislava, your company must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). This is required by U. S. Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) 4.11 for all contractors except for contracts at, or below USD 30,000 awarded to non–U.S. vendors.

1. SAM Registration

What is SAM? The System for Award Management (SAM) is the official U.S. Government system that consolidates the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. Detailed information about SAM is available online at
Each vendor is responsible for the accuracy and currency of their information. SAM validates the vendor information and provides a secure central database for use by U.S. Federal Government agencies. To register online, go to the SAM web portal and follow instructions. We kindly ask for your patience during the registration process as it is not a simple task. If you face any difficulties, please send your questions to US Embassy/Procurement Section, or directly at SAM helpdesk:

2. Entity Administrator Appointment

Vendors are also required to submit and e-mail a notarized letter appointing their Entity Administrator. The scan copy of the letter must be uploaded to Federal Service Desk service ticket at

The registration requires update every 12 months, or each time when the status of the company changes. Vendors are required to update company profile by submitting the most current and valid copy of the document(s) issued by your public authority that confirms said status without delay on the SAM web site.