Instructions for RUS Form 213

CERTIFICATE (“Buy American”)

This form is used to document compliance with the “Buy American” requirement.


The instructions for submitting this form (if required) are included in 7 CFR 1726, Electric System Construction Policies and Procedures.


Fld Name /
Item No.


First Blank

Enter Borrower’s (Owner’s) RUS designation (e.g., AL001.)

Second Blank

Enter “Contractor,” “Subcontractor,” “Seller,” or “Material Supplier,” as the case may be.

Third Blank

Enter the number of contract.

Fourth and Fifth Blanks

Enter the date of the contract.

Sixth Blank

Enter name of RUS Borrower (Owner).

Signature Block

Enter name of the contractor, subcontractor, seller, or material supplier and the date prepared.  (Sign printed copy.)