System for Award Management (SAM) Registration Requirement: Jurisdictions must be registered in SAM in order to apply for and receive BVP award funds. Jurisdictions not registered with SAM are strongly encouraged to access the SAM website as soon as possible to obtain information on and complete the online SAM registration process. For more information about renewing and updating your existing SAM registration, or registering in SAM as a new entity, please visit https://sam.gov/content/status-tracker. The SAM Helpdesk can be reached at 866-606-8220. The information in SAM must match the information in the BVP system.