What Can the Do Not Pay Business Center Do for Your Agency?


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The Do Not Pay Business Center, also known as Do Not Pay (DNP), was established to help federal agencies seamlessly comply with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012 (IPERIA) by supporting their efforts to prevent and detect improper payments.

The mission of DNP is to protect the integrity of the federal government’s payment processes by helping the agencies mitigate and eliminate improper payments in a cost-effective manner while safeguarding the privacy of individuals.

DNP Goals:

  • Provide timely, accurate, and actionable information about payees and payments to help agencies identify, prevent, and stop improper payments.
  • Develop cutting edge techniques to help agencies monitor the integrity of payments.
  • Innovate and introduce new tools and strategies to help agencies identify and prevent a wider variety of improper payments.
  • Provide outstanding service to DNP customers.

DNP is committed to providing:

    • quality data
    • more data sources
    • continuous system development
    • cutting edge data analytics
    • customized agency outreach

Do Not Pay Award Payment cycle;

DNP Business Center Components

DNP Web-based Portal

A multi-functional analytics tool for grant and loan managers, procurement officials, benefit providers, and certifying officers.

The DNP Portal provides federal agencies with a secure online single entry point to check multiple data sources at no cost.

Under the provisions of IPERIA, the DNP Portal is for use during pre-payment and pre-award to ensure that a review occurs of data sources with relevant information on eligibility.   The purpose of the review is to determine program or award eligibility and prevent improper payments before the release of any federal funds.

The options for performing searches are:

DNP Analytics Center

Provides advanced payment analysis services to federal agencies. In partnership with federal agencies, a variety of data analysis and visualization can be conducted to help combat improper payments.

Agency Support Center

Supports users for all services and all aspects of the process. Also, provides customized training and portal demonstrations.