Oklahoma embarked on a statewide project, the Oklahoma Supplier Portal, to bring all our supplier processes online. This allows suppliers to manage their own accounts, bid on upcoming projects and manage the work performed with the state. Registration enables a closer working relationship with the State of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Supplier Portal FAQ
Existing contracts and services will continue without interruption. However, the management of your or your organization’s account will move to the new Oklahoma Supplier Portal. You will manage future projects you bid or work on through your account.
Yes, you can manage your information and how you are paid by the state using the Oklahoma Supplier Portal. In addition, the portal offers options for further work and projects to bid on.
The Oklahoma Supplier Portal launched on Oct. 3, 2022.
Yes, and as a supplier, you can designate which types of contracts to bid on through notifications. This ensures you get notified on potential sourcing opportunities early and at the same time as every other organization – giving you the best opportunities to bid.
There is no registration fee.
Supplier registration must be renewed annually, and we will notify you when the renewal is due.
The portal is an extension of the state’s current use of the PeopleSoft application. It is used across the state currently – serving many of our key functions and processes.
Yes, family codes will be used in the new portal.
This information can be updated within your eSupplier account or by contacting the OMES Service Desk at 405-521-2444.
No. The State of Oklahoma will manage this new solution ‘in house’.
UNSPSC is a commodity code that identifies goods and services sold by a company and not generally the company itself.
No, it is not necessary for a company to be registered in order to provide a response to a solicitation. Registering as a bidder or a supplier does provide a company with notifications for solicitation opportunities for the UNSPSC codes selected during registration.
Yes, registration as a supplier is required prior to receiving a contract award.
A submitted certificate should assign the Certificate Holder, located in the bottom left corner, as follows:
State of Oklahoma
c/o Supplier Registration
2401 N. Lincoln Blvd. Ste. 118
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Worker’s Compensation certificates as well as any other documentation should be attached in your supplier account in the Oklahoma Supplier Portal. The ability for your organization to self-maintain your information, including up-to date-certifications, ensures the State of Oklahoma has accurate information.
Registering as a bidder is a streamlined process that provides for notification of solicitation opportunities for UNSPSC codes in which your organization is registered.
Registering as a supplier is a full registration to do business with the State of Oklahoma. In addition to notification of solicitation opportunities for UNSPSC codes in which your organization is registered, you also provide information about your organization including diversified organization certification, Secretary of State status, EFT/direct deposit, etc. Your organization must be fully registered as a supplier prior to receiving a contract award.
Registering as a payee is for organizations or individuals receiving payments from the state but not selling products or services to the state.
EFT/direct deposit registration is required for suppliers and payees.