DUNS Number Law and Legal Definition

DUNS created by Dun & Bradstreet stands for data universal numbering system. This nine-digit numbering system uniquely identifies an individual business. This number can be used to access a database which details the name of the company, its address, telephone number, line of business and number of employees - along with other pertinent information about the specific company. DUNS identifies nearly 100 million business around the world which includes major corporations, small business owners, partnerships, and non-profit organizations.