Office of Purchasing

Welcome to Baltimore County Public Schools Vendor Self Service. Vendors can use these web pages to register with Baltimore County Public Schools, locate commodity code descriptions. Please refer to our Bid Board, www.bcps.org/offices/purchasing/bidboard/, to respond to current Invitations to Bid.

New Vendor Registration Introduction

Vendors wishing to conduct business with Baltimore County Public Schools may register through the Vendor Self Service system. Please allow approximately fifteen minutes for the actual registration process. Be aware that unsuccessful registration information is not saved.

Prior to beginning the registration process, please compile the following “required” information:

  • Legal Name, (Business or Individual)
  • Tax ID Number or SSN if registering as individual/sole proprietor
  • Contact Information (name, address, email, phone and fax)
  • Dunn & Bradstreet (DUNS) Number (not required)
  • Account Administrator (person responsible for your account)
  • Ordering (procurement) Information (name, address, email, phone and fax)
  • Payment Information (name, address, email, phone and fax)
  • Business Type (Corporation, Partnership, Individual, In-State, etc.)
  • Descriptions of your products and services based on NIGP commodity codes. See commodity code list below.

Commodity Codes
Please review the following commodity code list to correctly choose the type of product or service that your company provides.

New Vendor Registration Guide
Please use the New Vendor Registration Guide, to assist you with the registration process. The Guide should be printed and reviewed prior to beginning the registration process. After successful registration, please submit a completed W-9 to the Office of Purchasing via fax at 410-887-7831. Your Baltimore County Public Schools vendor number will be emailed to the registration email address provided, following the Baltimore County Public Schools nightly run process. The account will not be activated until a completed W-9 is received.

Vendor Account Update/Modification
Currently under construction.

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