Supplier Verification Form Updates and Guidelines

2011 Updates

Please note the following updates to the Supplier Verification Form: 

  • The current version has been updated with a new IRS form W-9 attachment. 

  • Completion of the DUNS number field on page 2 of the Supplier Verification Form is now mandatory unless the supplier is an independent contractor. 



When submitting Supplier Verification Forms to Purchasing Services, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Use the current version.  To ensure that you are using the most current version of the Supplier Verification Form, only use the version posted here.  

  • Check the DUNS field.  If the supplier completes page 2 the Supplier Verification Form, it is the department’s responsibility to make sure that the DUNS field is complete.


  • Only current versions of the Supplier Verification Form will be processed.

  • Only complete Supplier Verification Forms will be processed.


How to Acquire a DUNS Number

If the supplier does not have a DUNS number, you may refer the company to Dun & Bradstreet at 1-800-234-3867 or in order to obtain a DUNS number.

Please note that it takes three to five business days for a company to obtain a new D&B number from Dun and Bradstreet.



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