Step 2: Compete for a contract

Before starting this step, make sure you’ve completed Step 1: Learn about contracts and conducted thorough market research. You should have developed a good idea of what types of opportunities you want to pursue and how you’re going to pursue them.


You must register your business and obtain a unique entity identifier (UEI) to be eligible to compete for government contract opportunities.

In addition, you must do one or both of the following:


Once you’re eligible to compete for a contract opportunity, you need to:

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Last Reviewed: 2023-01-12