Bidder Registration

The following steps outline the registration process for Vendors that qualify as Bidders based on the following criteria:

Vendors that meet any of the following criteria are classified as Bidders:

  • Do not have an active contract with Fairfax County Government (FCG) and/or Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).
  • Have not received a Purchase Order within the last two years.
  • Have not received payment for services rendered to any entity of Fairfax County Government (FCG) and/or Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).
  • Have not previously self-registered online.

Phase 1 - Submit Registration Form
  • Complete and submit the Bidder registration form.
    • Please have the following information available to complete the form:
      • Legal Name of the Company [this name should be the name listed on your W-9 form]
      • 9-digit Tax Identification Number (TIN) also known as Employer Identification Number OR Social Security Number
      • Email address [required to complete Phase 2 of the registration process]
      • Telephone Number
      • Street name OR PO Box
      • House number
      • Postal Code [ZIP Code+4]
      • City
      • State
      • Country
  • An email questionnaire will arrive within 5-10 minutes from the Fairfax Vendor Internet Portal Team. To avoid this email being filtered as Spam configure your email filter to allow domain names that end with ""
  • Validate your email address by completing the online questionnaire.

Upon completing Phase 1, you will receive two additional emails containing a link and temporary login credentials to complete Phase 2. At that point, you may proceed to Phase 2 of the registration process. These additional emails require staff approval and may take up to 1 business day to process.


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