Presentation on theme: "1 Tribal Government Institute 2010 Annual Conference Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Hart-Doyle-Inouye Federal Center 74 Washington Ave N STE 7 Battle."— Presentation transcript:
1 Tribal Government Institute 2010 Annual Conference Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Hart-Doyle-Inouye Federal Center 74 Washington Ave N STE 7 Battle Creek MI 49037-3084 Presenter: Rebecca Hughes Federal Service Desk Customer Support Toll Free: 1-866—606-8220
Overview Regulation and Policy Authoritative Data Sources Statistics CCR Metrics CCR Initiatives TPIN Sundown Releases Quick Start Guide How To Screens Creating User Accounts, Exploring the User Account, Manage Users, Reset Passwords, Request Lost User ID, Accepting Invitations CCR Common Questions Resources Agenda
3 CCR Overview CCR collects, validates, stores, and disseminates business information about the Federal Government's trading partners in support of contract awards, grants, and the electronic payment processes. Interfaces with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) to verify Name/address information during initial vendor registration. Interfaces with CAGE, SBA, IRS, D&B and Ability One for authoritative source data during vendor registration. CCR Tools - Allows government users to view trading partner profiles. Data from CCR feeds to numerous external systems. EPLS FPDS-NG Contract Writing Systems PPIRS eSRS EBS ORCA SBA’s Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) Grants.gov
4 Regulation and Policy Mandated as of October 1, 2003 “Trading partners MUST be registered in CCR prior to being awarded any contract, basic agreement, basic ordering agreement, or blanket purchase agreement unless the award results from a solicitation issued on or before May 31, 1998”. FAR Clauses: 52.232-33, 52.204-7 and 4.11: - Informs vendors that EFT payment will be made using information from CCR. - To register in CCR, a firm must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number. The DUNS Number is assigned by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) to identify unique business entities. - Prospective vendors must be registered in CCR prior to the award of a contract or purchase agreement and payment. You can read more about CCR registration policy and background on https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/CCRPol.aspx.
5 EPLS 5 NCAGE CCR Public Search CCR Tools CCR XML BPN Extracts D&B Out of Business Code D&B Out of Business Code D&B Prior Duns D&B Prior Duns DLIS CAGE D&B Parent Linkage D&B Parent Linkage SBA Certifications SBA Certifications D&B Name/Address D&B Name/Address IRS TIN Validation IRS TIN Validation Ability One (formerly JWOD) Ability One (formerly JWOD) Fed ABA Authoritative Data Sources USPS
6 Initiatives Strong Password Information Technology Security Policy and commercial best practices. Minimum 8 characters. Change every 60 days. User ID and Password to enter Trading Partner Profile (TPP). Multiple User ID’s. No more Trading Partner Identification Number (TPIN). TPIN sundown 21 Dec 09. Sundown TPINs User ID and Password required on all registrations by 21 Dec 09. TPIN’s were removed from all registrations that were not converted to User ID/Password. Users must call customer service to access/update their registrations through an invitation sent by CCR. Federal Service Desk (help desk) (866) 606-8220 Toll Free (334) 206-7828 International https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/help.aspx December 2008 December 2009 https://www.bpn.gov/ReleaseNotes/
7 September 2009 Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) Lookup Interface - CCR will check for debarred listings in EPLS at the end of CCR registration - A link to EPLS to check for most current data will be included - Provides all debarred statuses in CCR Allow editing of physical ZIP+4 if filled with zeroes from D&B - ZIP+4 field will be open for the vendor to manually input - An entry of all zeroes (0000) or all nines (9999) is invalid Releases
8 What information is Needed to Register in CCR 1.Data Universal Numerbing System (DUNS) Number provided by Dun and Bradstreet (D&B). 2.Tax Identification Number (TIN), Employee Identification Number (EIN), or SS# (Sole Proprietor). 3.Statistical Information about your business. 1.Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Information for payment of invoices. *Note 1 and 2 may be collected at the same time.
38 How do I change my Legal Business Name, DBA, Address, or “out of business” indicator? D&B webform at http://fedgov.dnb.com/webfrom or 1-866- 705-5711 option 3 MPIN User ID/Password resets How to get a CAGE/NCAGE code http://www.dlis.dla.mil/Forms/Form_AC135.asp POC left the company/need to access CCR IRS validation failure CCR Number SBA Number/Small business status Public Search Opt Out CCR Commonly Asked Questions
39 Frequently Asked Questions: Answers to your most common questions https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/FAQ.aspx User Account Guide: Instructions on how to create your user ID and password https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/doc/UserAccount.pdf User’s Guide: CCR registration guide https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/handbook.aspx https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/handbook.aspx On-line registration help: https://www.bpn.gov/ccrupdate/Help/New/CCR_New_Re gistration_Help.htm https://www.bpn.gov/ccrupdate/Help/New/CCR_New_Re gistration_Help.htm Additional Resources
40 CCR Help Desk CCR Helpdesk is now being staffed by the Federal Services Desk (FSD). This initiative was part of the GSA transition. Federal Service Desk (866) 606-8220 Toll Free (334) 206-7828 International Hours of Operation 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time