Frequently Asked Questions


Index of Questions

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  • How do I register my Company?
  • What if I can’t complete all the Vender Registration information? Can I save what I’ve done?
  • How do I find out more about doing business with the FAA?
  • What are the NAIC Codes?
  • Why do I need to provide a Security Question?
  • Is the SBO Web site Section 508 compliant?
  • How do I find out about other FAA Contracting opportunities?
  • What is the FAST Toolset?
  • How do I access the FAA Procurement Forecasts?
  • Is there an FAA Contract notification listing?
  • Who is the Small Business Development Program Group and where are they located?
  • What are NAICS Codes and how are they used in requirements?
  • Can requirements be competitively/noncompetitively awarded to socially and economically disadvantaged businesses (SEDB(8(a)) certified firms)and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB)?
  • How do procurement decisions affect small businesses?
  • How does the FAA receive credit for awards made to small businesses?
  • What is the FAA policy and guidance pertaining to coordination of requirements with the Small Business Development Program Group?
  • Are Major Procurement Program Goals (MPPG) tied to performance/strategic plans?
  • Does the FAA participate in the Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Empowerment Contracting Program?
  • What is contract bundling?
  • Can procurements be competitively set-aside for women-owned small businesses (WOSB)?
  • When are subcontracting plan requirements applicable?
  • What are the various types of Teaming Arrangements?
  • What is the Recertification Rule?
  • What is eFAST and how can I find information on eFAST?
  • What is eSRS?
  • When was eSRS officially launched?
  • What are Individual Subcontract Reports (ISR), Summary Subcontract Reports (SSR), and Commercial reports?
  • Should contractors be submitting ISRs for Task or Delivery Orders?
  • When are ISRs, SSRs and Commercial Reports due?
  • How can I receive eSRS training?
  • What reports do the contractors review and what does the government review?
  • What if I do not know the email address of the government or higher- tier individual who will review my reports?
  • How do I get help registering in the eSRS?
  • How does the eSRS impact my agency?
  • How can a contractor revise a report that was submitted to the government or higher-tier subcontractor?
  • Where can I find information on Lending and Bonding Assistance?