Below is information concerning vendor registration, vendor forms & applications, and frequently asked questions concerning vendor related issues.
How to register as a Vendor
You may register with the City of Tallahassee as a regular vendor in one of the following ways:
Directory of Local Vendors
The City of Tallahassee considers its local business community to be a vital part of the community and the local economy; therefore, promoting a business climate that enhances the economic viability of local business enterprises serves a vital public purpose.
View the Local Business Directory
Vendor Forms & Applications
The forms below are in Adobe PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat reader to view and print.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are "Local Preferences"?
In accordance with the City of Tallahassee Local preference policy ordinance no. 89-O-0074 bidders located in Leon, Gadsden, Jefferson and Wakulla counties may qualify for 5% preference to local businesses in making such purchases whenever the application of such a preference is reasonable in light of the dollar-value of proposals received in relation to such expenditures.
For more information, please visit our website or contact the City of Tallahassee's Procurement Services Office at (850) 891-8280.
What are "Charitable Contribution Preferences"?
In accordance with Section 2-92, City of Tallahassee Code, Ordinance # 06-0-47AA, bidders may qualify for a preference under this solicitation based on contributions made to health and human services agencies, which are qualified as such by the United Partners for Human Services, or the local United Way. To qualify, the contribution(s) must have been made within the twelve-month period preceding the date bids are due to be submitted and must be certified, on the form provided by the City, by the receiving agency. Charitable vendors shall provide copies of all applicable contribution letters with each bid. View the City of Tallahassee ordinances governing local charitable preferences (PDF).
How do I obtain information about City of Tallahassee solicitations or about awarded solicitations?
Visit Procurement Services Bid/RFP information page.
What are the procedures for conducting a demonstration of our company's products & services? Whom do we contact?
We would prefer that you contact Procurement Services at 850-891-8280. Procurement Services can then direct you to the individual(s) who would be best suited for you to contact.
How do I obtain vendor participation policies and information about the City of Tallahassee's Minority Business Enterprise Program?
Visit Minority Business Enterprise's information page or contact the City's Economic Development Office, Minority Business Division at (850) 891-6500.