Doing Business with the Commonwealth

How to do Business with the Commonwealth

Businesses interested in selling their goods or services to state government can access details and support resources from the information below.

If you need additional assistance in getting started, the Customer Resource Center can be reached by email at:  Finance.CRCGroup@ky.gov or phone (502-564-9641 or toll-free 877-973-HELP). The Help Desk is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. EST.

Basic Steps for Bid Submissions

Commodity Class Codes & Descriptions​

How to do Business with the Commonwealth

Summary of the Protest Procedure ​

Protection of Personal Information Security and Breach Investigation Procedures and Practices Act

eMARS Instructions​

Personal Security Information and Breach MEMO

Vendor Self Service Registration

Help Guides 

Kentucky Vendor Self Service (VSS) Registration Guide

VSS Account Maintenance Guide  ​

Registration Applications 

EZ Vendor Registration Application

​​Vendor Registration Application


Other Business Opportunities

To view current NASPO ValuePoint solicitation opportunities, click here.​

To view current Kentucky Housing Corporation bid opportunities, click here​.

Related Information


Office of Procurement Services

702 Capitol Avenue, Room 96
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone (502) 564-4510
Fax (502) 564-1434