A. Please submit all documents you have available. If you cannot provide one or more of the requested documents, you must provide a detailed letter of explanation (DLOE) telling why you cannot provide the requested document.
A. The Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number is the unique identifier by which applications and contracts are processed.
A. The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA), Public Law 109-282, requires that information concerning entities receiving Federal contracts and sub-contracts be maintained in a single, searchable website.
A. You must provide a detailed letter of explanation (DLOE) explaining why the document is not available.
A. Do not worry; we understand that start-up companies may not have all of the required business documents, including tax returns. Please provide all available information at the time of submission. For the documents unavailable at the time of submission, you must submit a detailed letter of explanation (DLOE) describing why the documents are not available.
A. Yes, your documents are stored on a secure VA server. Only authorized and cleared personnel are authorized to access these documents.
A. Verification determinations are issued as quickly as possible. By regulation, VA has sixty (60) days, when practicable, following the receipt of a "complete application" which is defined as receiving both a fully executed application and all required supporting documentation.
A. Make sure you have all of your required business documents for the Verification Program uploaded to VIP. Check the email address on file in VIP regularly for correspondence, as this is one of the main forms of communications from our Verifiers. If anyone requests information from you, respond immediately to avoid your application being placed on hold.