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Procurement Services

Procurement Services is New York’s central procurement office, responsible for establishing and managing contracts for core goods and services needed by government entities across the State, including state agencies, local governments, and other authorized users.

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Vendor Responsibility

Visit the NYS Office of the State Comptroller’s website to learn more about Vendor Responsibility (VendRep system), how to obtain a Vendor I.D. number and other information related to New York State’s procurement process.

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Minority or Woman owned businesses (MWBE)

If you are a Minority or Woman owned business, interested in bidding on New York State procurement opportunities, you may want to apply for certification as a NYS Certified Minority or Woman Owned Business Enterprise.

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Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses (SDVOBs)

If you are a Veteran business owner with a service-connected disability rating of 10% or more, you may be eligible to become a NYS Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB). Please consider applying for certification and helping New York State reach its goal of increasing SDVOB participation in State contracting opportunities.

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New York State’s Procurement Guide

Learn more about state purchasing from this guide to New York State’s procurement process: Doing Business with New York State.

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Doing Business with the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA)

Information to help suppliers, consultants and contractors identify solicitations on which they would like to bid or make a proposal.

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Doing Business With New York City Agencies

Learn how to bid on New York City contracts for goods, services and construction.

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Small Business Administration

Learn how to bid on federal government contracts for good, services and technology.

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NY Small Business Development Centers

Receive financial, management, marketing and other business advisory technical assistance for your business from the center closest to you.

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Access Business Opportunities Through MERX

MERX is Canada’s official public sector electronic tendering service that provides businesses the chance to bid on billions of dollars of contracting opportunities annually.

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Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

PTAC’s provide businesses with assistance in marketing products and services to the Federal government as well as state and local governments. They can also help you become a more successful bidder on government contracts.

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Learn To Do Business With Other States

NASPO is an organization of member through which purchasing officials from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories provide leadership in professional public procurement, improve the quality of procurement, exchange information and cooperate to attain greater efficiency, economy, and customer satisfaction.

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