Vendor Registration

Public Purchase offers both a free and paid vendor subscription. The free subscription includes access to agency solicitations, email notification from registered agencies and online solicitation submittal. The paid subscription, Bid Syndication, includes the above features, along with some additional functionality. Please follow the steps below to register with Public Purchase.

Vendor Registration Instructions

If you have already registered with Public Purchase previously, proceed directly to Step 2.

  1. Register with Public Purchase

    Use the link below to begin the registration process. It can take up to 24 hours for your account to become active. You will receive an email from letting you know your account is activated. Be sure and add this email address to your contacts to avoid the bid notification emails being sent to your junk folder.

  2. Click here for Vendor Registration.
  1. Register with an Agency:
    1. Once you have received your activation email from Public Purchase, log into and accept the terms and conditions of use.
    2. Click on the "Tools" tab then, on the "Agencies" tab. (Agency tab in bar under tools)
    3. This will take you to the Agency search page. In the Agency name box type in Agency Name. Leave the "new Agency since" box blank. Make sure Registration Status says "ALL". Click on "search". This will bring up the Agency below. To the far right of it you will see "view" and "Register". Click on the "Register" link to complete the supplier registration with the Agency.

It is important that this second part of the registration is complete or you will not receive notifications of upcoming solicitation opportunities from the Agency. It is your responsibility to keep the information up to date, particularly the contacts and email addresses. If you have any problems registering, please contact

If you are an Architectural or Engineering firm (A&E), or other type of consulting firm, you may be required to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) as part of your registration process. To find out more about SOQ requirements, click here.