The City of Columbus Vendor Services portal has moved to a new portal .
Solicitations are shown below along with the department requesting the goods or services and the solicitation due date. To view detail information click the appropriate solicitation number. When applicable click on the "Bid" link to details for a specific Solicitation. Hint: To find a specific Solicitation, filter the displayed list by entering terms into any or all of the filter criteria fields. Then click the "Filter" button to display the desired result.
All solicitations currently available on vendorservices.columbus.gov will continue to be available to view and print through February 29. All new solicitations will be published at the new portal .
Formal bids are competitive sealed bids conducted in accordance to the Invitation for Bids (IFB), Request for Proposals (RFP) or Requests for Statements of Qualifications (RFSQ) processes prescribed in Title 3, Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Code.
IFBs are prepared for materials, supplies, equipment, construction, and general services contracts estimated to exceed $20,000.
RFPs and RFSQs are issued for professional services such as insurance, programming, consulting, and training for contracts exceeding $50,000. Notices of these formal bids are sent to registered vendors and are advertised for at least 7 days.
Request for Quotes are solicitations for items below these dollar thresholds. Notices are broadcast to registered vendors and bids are accepted online when logged into the site. Except in emergency cases, these items are posted at least for 24 hours.
TO SUBMIT A BID ON ANY OF THE REQUEST FOR QUOTES, YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN AND SUBMIT VIA THIS SITE. CLICK ON THE FORMAL BID NUMBER TO GET MORE DETAILS ON HOW TO OBTAIN OR DOWNLOAD THE BID PACKET.