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Please read before downloading and submitting the SF-1

The SF-1 (Printing and Binding Requisition) is the basic form used to requisition printing, binding, and related services from the GPO. It is required (1) to request individual (one-time) printing requirements; (2) to request the establishment or renewal of a term contract; (3) to place work on general usage term contracts; and (4) to establish a SPA.

Important information:

The Treasury Accounting System (TAS) and Business Event Type Code (BETC) BETC is a code of data used in the Central Accounting Reporting System (CARS) to indicate the type of activity being reported, such as payments, collections, etc. The BETC must always accompany the TAS in order to classify the transaction against the fund balance with Treasury.

CARS reporting agencies are required to submit their agency's Component TAS and BETC in order to properly process their billings through the U.S. Department of Treasury IPAC system. If you are submitting an SF-1 on behalf of one of these agencies, the Component TAS MUST be included on the SF-1. Please enter this information in the field "Treasury Accounting Symbol (TAS)". Information entered in this field will appear on the IPAC statement.

The Line of Accounting (LOA) is an identification code assigned by the customer agency doing business with GPO. It provides reference information to the agency's original obligating document and is used to verify that billings are properly charged. The LOA is a variable length, alpha-numeric code.

The agencies listed below require an LOA or other accounting information in order to properly process their billings. If you are submitting an SF-1 on behalf of one of these agencies, the LOA or other accounting information MUST be included on the SF-1. Please enter this information in the field "Line of Accounting/Document Reference Number." Information entered in this field will appear on the IPAC statement. In addition, please include your email address and phone number (commercial) in the "Additional Information" field at the bottom of the form. Incomplete data may delay processing your request.

Some agencies require two Lines of Accounting. If your agency is one of those, enter the second LOA in the "Additional Information" field on the SF-1.

If your agency is not listed below or you have an LOA code, download the SF-1.
For an easy to use reference guide download the SF-1 Instructions.

If your agency is listed below, click here for additional information.

USDA - Forest Service
United States Army
Commerce - NIST
Commerce - NOAA
DLA Document Services
General Services Administration
Health & Human Services
Homeland Security - CIS
Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs
Interior - Bureau of Land Management
Interior - Bureau of Reclamation
Interior-NPS-Harpers Ferry Center
Interior – US Geological Survey (USGS)
Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Peace Corps
Transportation - Federal Aviation Administration
Treasury - Bureau of Public Debt
United States Coast Guard

Incomplete data may delay processing your request.

Contact your GPO Customer Services team or regional office if you need further assistance.

If your agency changes its accounting requirements for billing please contact

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Additional Agency LOA and Accounting Information

BAC SeriesOrganizationRequires LOA
3110Office of Management and Budget (OMB)Yes
3410USDA - Forest ServiceYes
3710United States ArmyYes
3510Commerce - NISTYes
3510Commerce - NOAAYes
4210Housing and Urban Development (HUD)Yes
4310Interior - Bureau of Indian AffairsYes
4310 Interior - Bureau of Land ManagementYes
4310Interior - Bureau of ReclamationYes
4310Interior - US Geological Survey (USGS)Yes
4310-82Interior-NPS-Harpers Ferry CenterYes
4910 Transportation (Click for additional information)Yes
4810Treasury - Bureau of Public DebtYes
4910United States Coast GuardYes
5000, 5001DLA Document ServicesYes
6051Peace CorpsYes
6325-01 OPMYes
6820General Services AdministrationYes
Health and Human Services (Click for additional information)
9110-08Homeland Security - CISYes

r. 4/25/2016

BAC = Billing Address Code
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