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Use this service to ask purchasing related questions or requests. The Purchasing Department is responsible for administering the Bid and RFP process for the acquisition of goods and services for the City of Tampa.

To obtain current information about doing business with the City of Tampa’s Purchasing Department, select the link that most accurately describes your request.

How to become a registered vendor with the City of Tampa - The City of Tampa utilizes the services of DemandStar for maintenance of the vendor system. To register, please contact them at either DemandStar website or 1-800-711-1712. Once registered you will receive bid notifications and be able to download bid documents, addenda and bid tabulations. For any current award information, feel free to contact our main number at 813-274-8351 and we will be happy to connect you with the appropriate Procurement personnel. Please also visit the Business Resource Page on the City's website: https://www.tampa.gov/guide/business. Thank you for using the Customer Service Center.

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