This vendor guide is designed to share with you the procedures governing the sale of commodities and services to the State of Nevada. It will acquaint you with the purchasing procedures and explain standard terms and conditions applicable to the procurement process.
The foundation of the State's procurement process is found in the Nevada Revised Statutes (Section 333) and Administrative Code (Section 333); additionally, specific rules governing procurement have been established by the Nevada Board of Examiners and may be found in the State Administrative Manual (Sections 300 and 1500). Fair and open competitive bidding provides the basis of the State's procurement process.
The Nevada Purchasing Division procures an average of $500,000,000 in supplies, equipment and services annually. We invite you to participate in our automated notification service to inform you of upcoming bidding opportunities with the State. Its function is to send registered vendors an email notification of a solicitation (Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal) they may be interested in responding to.
There are no fees for participation. This entitles you to receive notification of State solicitations issued by our office on each code listed in your application. Registering with the State is not a mandatory requirement in order to submit a response to a solicitation; however, you will not receive electronic notifications if you are not registered. Register for electronic bid notification at: http://vms.purchasing.nv.gov.
If you choose not to use the electronic bid notification system, we suggest you regularly check opportunities posted on our website at http://purchasing.nv.gov/solicitations.
We encourage all vendors to offer their commodities and services to the State of Nevada. We welcome your questions and comments.