GSA updates verification process following backlog

FedScoop: The General Services Administration has updated the procedures for its contractor-registration site in response to concerns raised about a backlog that arose after the site — — was involved earlier this year in an alleged scam and the agency had made changes to its verification process in response.

The site will no longer require registrants seeking grants, loans or other forms of financial assistance to have notarized letters on file before their application is activated. They will still required to have a letter on file within 30 days of activation. The new policy kicked in June 11 for those registrants and will apply to contractors beginning June 29.

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