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SUBPART 204.70--UNIFORM PROCUREMENT INSTRUMENT IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS

(Revised November 01, 2004)

 

 



 204.7000 Scope
 204.7001 Policy
 204.7002 Procedures
 204.7003 Basic PII number
 204.7004 Supplementary PII numbers
 204.7005 Assignment of order codes


204.7000  Scope
.

This subpart--

 

      (a)  Prescribes policies and procedures for assigning numbers to all solicitations, contracts, and related instruments; and

 

      (b)  Does not apply to solicitations or orders for communication service authorizations issued by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization of the Defense Information Systems Agency in accordance with 239.7407-2.

 

204.7001  Policy.

 

      (a)  Use the uniform PII numbering system prescribed by this subpart for the solicitation/contract instruments described in 204.7003 and 204.7004.

 

      (b)  Retain the basic PII number unchanged for the life of the instrument.

 

204.7002  Procedures.

 

      (a)  In assigning PII numbers—

 

              (1)  Use only the alpha-numeric characters, as prescribed in this subpart; and

 

              (2)  Do not use the letter “I” or “O”.

 

      (b)  If department/agency procedures require other identification on the solicitation, contract, or other related instrument forms, enter it in such a location so as to separate it clearly from the PII number.

 

      (c)  Enter the basic PII number, including Federal supply contract numbers and any supplementary numbers, in the spaces provided on the solicitation, contract, or related instrument forms.  Separate the major elements by dashes, e.g., N00023-90-D-0009 (not necessary in electronic transmission).  If there is no space provided on the form, enter the number in the upper right corner of the form and identify what it is (e.g., Supplementary Number N00023-90-F-0120).

 

204.7003  Basic PII number.

 

      (a)  Elements of a number.  The number consists of 13 alpha-numeric characters grouped to convey certain information.

 

              (1)  Positions 1 through 6.  The first six positions identify the department/agency and office issuing the instrument.  Use the DoD Activity Address Code (DoDAAC) assigned to the issuing office.  DoDAACs can be found at

https://day2k1.daas.dla.mil/daasinq/.

 

 

              (2)  Positions 7 through 8.  The seventh and eighth positions are the last two digits of the fiscal year in which the PII number was assigned.

 

              (3)  Position 9.  Indicate the type of instrument by entering one of the following upper case letters in position nine—

 

(i)

Blanket purchase agreements

A

 

 

 

(ii)

Invitations for bids

B

 

 

 

(iii)

Contracts of all types except indefinite delivery contracts, facilities contracts, sales contracts, and contracts placed with or through other Government departments or agencies or against contracts placed by such departments or agencies outside the DoD

C

 

 

 

(iv)

Indefinite delivery contracts

D

 

 

 

(v)

Facilities contracts

E

 

 

 

(vi)

Contracting actions placed with or through other Government departments or agencies or against contracts placed by such departments or agencies outside the DoD (including actions with the National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the National Industries for the Severely Handicapped (NISH), and the Federal Prison Industries (UNICOR))

F

 

 

 

(vii)

Basic ordering agreements

G

 

 

 

(viii)

Agreements, including basic agreements and loan agreements, but excluding blanket purchase agreements, basic ordering agreements, and leases

H

 

 

 

(ix)

Do not use

I

 

 

 

(x)

Reserved

J

 

 

 

(xi)

Short form research contract

K

 

 

 

(xii)

Lease agreement

L

 

 

 

(xiii)

Purchase orders--manual (assign W when numbering capacity of M is exhausted during the fiscal year)

M

 

 

 

(xiv)

Notice of intent to purchase

N

 

 

 

(xv)

Do not use

O

 

 

 

(xvi)

Purchase order--automated (assign V when numbering capacity of P is exhausted during a fiscal year)

P

 

 

 

(xvii)

Request for quotation--manual

Q

 

 

 

(xviii)

Request for proposal

R

 

 

 

(xix)

Sales contract

S

 

 

 

(xx)

Request for quotation--automated (assign U when numbering capacity of T is exhausted during a fiscal year)

T

 

 

 

(xxi)

See T

U

 

 

 

(xxii)

See P

V

 

 

 

(xxiii)

See M

W

 

 

 

(xxiv)

Reserved for departmental use

X

 

 

 

(xxv)

Imprest fund

Y

 

 

 

(xxvi)

Reserved for departmental use

Z

 

              (4)  Position 10 through 13.  Enter the serial number of the instrument in these positions.  A separate series of serial numbers may be used for any type of instrument listed in paragraph (a)(3) of this section.  Activities shall assign such series of PII numbers sequentially.  An activity may reserve blocks of numbers or alpha-numeric numbers for use by its various components.

 

      (b)  Illustration of PII number.  The following illustrates a properly configured PII number—

 

Position

Contents

N00062

 

90

 

C

 

0001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1-6

Identification of department/agency office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7-8

Last two digits of the fiscal year in which the PII number is assigned

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Type of instrument

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-13

Four position serial number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

204.7004  Supplementary PII numbers.

 

      (a)  Uses of the supplementary number.  Use supplementary numbers with the basic PII number, to identify—

 

              (1)  Amendments to solicitations;

 

              (2)  Modifications to contracts and agreements, including provisioned item orders; and

 

              (3)  Calls or orders under contracts, basic ordering agreements, or blanket purchase agreements, issued by the contracting office or by a DoD activity other than the contracting office, including DoD orders against Federal supply schedules.

 

      (b)  Amendments to solicitations.  Number amendments to solicitations sequentially using a four position numeric serial number added to the basic PII number and beginning with 0001, e.g., N00062-91-R-1234-0001.

 

      (c)  Modifications to contracts and agreements.

 

              (1)  Number modifications to contracts and agreements using a six position alpha-numeric added to the basic PII number.

 

              (2)  Position 1.  Identify the office issuing the modification—

 

(i)

Contract administration office

A

 

 

 

(ii)

Contracting office

P

 

              (3)  Positions 2 through 3.  These are the first two digits in a serial number.  They may be either alpha or numeric.  Use the letters K, L, M, N, P, Q, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, or Z only in the second position and only in the following circumstances—

 

                    (i)  Use K, L, M, N, P, and Q in the second position only if the modification is issued by the Air Force and is a provisioned item order.

 

                    (ii)  Use S, and only S, in the second position to identify modifications issued to provide initial or amended shipping instructions when—

 

                            (A)  The contract has either FOB origin or destination delivery terms; and

 

                            (B)  The price changes.

 

                    (iii)  Use T, U, V, W, X, or Y, and only those characters, in the second position to identify modifications issued to provide initial or amended shipping instructions when—

 

                            (A)  The contract has FOB origin delivery terms; and

 

                            (B)  The price does not change.

 

                    (iv)  Only use Z in the second position to identify a modification which definitizes a letter contract. 

 

              (4)  Positions 4 through 6.  These positions are always numeric.  Use a separate series of serial numbers for each type of modification listed in paragraph (c)(3) of this section.  Examples of proper numbering for positions 2-6 (the first position will be either “A” or “P”) are as follows:

 

 

Normal Modification

Provisioned Items Order (Reserved for exclusive use by the Air Force only)

 

 

Shipping Instructions

 

00001 99999

 

then

 

A0001 A9999

 

 

K0001

 

KA001

 

L0001

 

 

K9999

 

KZ999

 

L9999

 

 

S0001

 

SA001

 

T0001

 

 

S9999

 

SZ999

 

T9999

 

B0001 B9999

 

and so on to

 

H0001 H9999

 

then

 

J0001 J9999

 

then

 

R0001 — R9999

 

then

 

AA001 — HZ999

 

then

 

JA001 — JZ999

 

RA001 — RZ999

 

 

LA001

 

M0001

 

MA001

 

N0001

 

NA001

 

P0001

 

PA001

 

Q0001

 

QA001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LZ999

 

M9999

 

MZ999

 

N9999

 

NZ999

 

P9999

 

PZ999

 

Q9999

 

QZ999

 

TA001

 

U0001

 

UA001

 

V0001

 

VA001

 

W0001

 

WA001

 

X0001

 

XA001

 

 

 

Y0001

 

YA001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TZ999

 

U9999

 

UZ999

 

V9999

 

VZ999

 

W9999

 

WZ999

 

X9999

 

XZ999

 

 

 

Y9999

 

YZ999

 

 

              (5)  If the contract administration office is changing the contract administration or disbursement office for the first time and is using computer generated modifications to notify many offices, it uses the six position supplementary number ARZ999.  If either office has to be changed again during the life of the contract, the supplementary number will be ARZ998, and on down as needed.

 

              (6)  Each office authorized to issue modifications shall assign the supplementary identification numbers in sequence.  Do not assign the numbers until it has been determined that a modification is to be issued.

 

      (d)  Delivery orders under indefinite delivery contracts, orders under basic ordering agreements, and calls under blanket purchase agreements.

 

              (1)  Calls or orders issued by the office issuing the contract or agreement.  Use a four position alpha-numeric call or order serial number added to the basic PII number.  These shall be identified by using serial numbers beginning 0001 through 9999.  When the numeric identifiers run out, use alpha characters in the third and fourth positions.  Never use alpha characters in the first and second positions.

 

              (2)  Orders placed against another activity's contract or agreement.

 

                    (i)  If the office placing the order or call is different from the office identified in the basic PII number, assign a serial number to the order or call.  The first and second positions contain the call/order code assigned to the ordering office in accordance with 204.7005.  Do not use the letters A or P in the first position.  The third and fourth positions are a two position serial number assigned by the ordering office.  The series will begin with 01.  When the numbers exceed 99, the office will assign a uniform series of identifiers containing alpha and/or numeric characters, e.g., Basic #:  N00383-91-D-0001 serial #:  TU01.

 

                    (ii)  If an office is placing calls or orders with NIB, NISH, or UNICOR, the office shall identify the instrument with a 13 position supplementary PII number using an F in the 9th position.  Modifications to these calls or orders shall be numbered in accordance with paragraph (c) of this section, e.g., Order #:  DLA100-91-F-0001 modification #:  A00001.

 

      (e)  Modifications to calls or orders.  Use a two position alpha-numeric suffix, known as a call or order modification indicator, to identify a modification to a call or order.

 

              (1)  Modifications to a call or order issued by a purchasing office begin with 01, 02, and so on through 99, then B1 through B9, BA through BZ, C1 through C9, and so on through ZZ.

 

              (2)  Modifications to a call or order issued by a contract administration office begin with 1A, 1B, and so on through 9Z, followed by A1, A2, and so on to A9, then AA, AB, and so on through AZ.

 

204.7005  Assignment of order codes.

 

      (a)  The Defense Logistics Agency, Acquisition Policy Branch (J-3311), Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221, is the executive agent for maintenance of code assignments for use in the first two positions of an order number when an activity places an order against another activity’s contract or agreement (see 204.7004(d)(2)).  The executive agent distributes blocks of two-character order codes to department/agency monitors for further assignment.

 

      (b)  Contracting activities submit requests for assignment of or changes in two-character order codes to their respective monitors in accordance with department/agency procedures.  Order code monitors--

 

              (1)  Approve requests for additions, deletions, or changes; and

 

              (2)  Provide notification of additions, deletions, or changes to--

 

                    (i)  The executive agent; and

 

                    (ii)  The executive editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DAR), 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062.

 

      (c)   Order code monitors are--

 

      ARMY                                                                  Army Contracting Agency

                                                                                    Attn:  SFCA-IT

                                                                                    5109 Leesburg Pike, Suite 302

                                                                                    Falls Church, VA  22041-3201

 

      NAVY AND MARINE CORPS                      Office of the Assistant Secretary

                                                                                         of the Navy (RD&A)

                                                                                    1000 Navy Pentagon, Room BF992

                                                                                    Washington, DC  20350-1000

 

      AIR FORCE                                                       SAF/AQCX

                                                                                    1060 Air Force Pentagon

                                                                                    Washington, DC  20330-1060

 

      DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY               Defense Logistics Agency

                                                                                    Acquisition Policy Branch (J-3311)

                                                                                    John J. Kingman Road

                                                                                    Fort Belvoir, VA  22060-6221

 

      OTHER DEFENSE AGENCIES                  Army Contracting Agency

                                                                                    Attn:  SFCA-IT

                                                                                    5109 Leesburg Pike, Suite 302

                                                                                    Falls Church, VA  22041-3201

 

      (d)  Order code assignments can be found at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dfars/ordercode.htm.


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