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SAM.gov Update: How to Search for an Individual Using Their Social Security Number

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Several clients reached out to us, noting that the SAM.gov website had a different look due to a recent overhaul of the site. Although the recent updates were made to help increase efficiency, many of our clients were having trouble navigating the changes without some help. Luckily, our Data and Monitoring Team was already on it, so they put together a one-pager with some helpful tips and tricks on navigating the new site. If you’re one of the compliance professionals that’s been struggling with the recent SAM.gov updates, read on for tips on how to search for an excluded individual using their Social Security number. 

New SAM.gov Navigation Instructions

From the SAM homepage, click on the Exclusions hyperlink, which will bring to you a new page. 

Screenshot from SAM.gov of updated UI with red outline around link to Exclusions

Next, click on the Advanced Search hyperlink

Screenshot from SAM.gov of new search UI with red outline around Advanced Search button

And then, click on More Filters. 

screenshot from SAM.gov of new search filter UI with a red outline around More Filters button in bottom left

Check the Excluded Individuals box and click Update. 

screenshot from SAM.gov of new search filter UI with a red outline around Excluded Individual checkbox

Then, under Keywords, Excluded Individuals will appear as an option. Open the dropdown menu by clicking the arrow next to Excluded Individuals and you can search for an individual using their Social Security number. 

screenshot from SAM.gov of new search filter UI with a blue outline around Excluded Individual Classification selector and a red outline around the SSN/TIN input field

Currently, we are working on how to search for a business using its Employer Identification Number. Updated navigation instructions will be coming soon!

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