Organization Unique Identification (OUID) Standards for Unique Identification of External Department of Defense Business Partners
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
PURPOSE. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (a)), this Instruction:
a. Implements policy in DoDD 8320.03 (Reference (b)).
b. Implements requirements to use national and international standards to uniquely identify commercial enterprises, other Federal government agencies, and foreign governments that deliver materiel items to the DoD under contracts or other agreements.
c. Prescribes procedures and assigns responsibilities for identifying approved OUID standards and guidelines for use in DoD business transactions with Federal and State agencies, non-governmental organizations, and domestic and foreign persons and organizations external to DoD.
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. Does not apply to identifying DoD internal organizations with the Universal Unique Identifier used as part of the Global Force Management (GFM) standard. Procedures for that process are contained in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8260.03 (Reference (c)), and implementation is described in DoD Manual 8260.03-V1 (Reference (d)).