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Frequently Asked Questions - Online Vendor Registration

Online vendor registration questions

There can only be one account associated with the FEI number. Registration was attempted or even completed for this FEI number but under different user name and email address.

Before in order to login you were required to provide an email address associated with the registration. Click "Forgot Password" and follow the steps There can only be one account associated with the FEI number. Registration was attempted or even completed for this FEI number but under a different user name and e-mail address.

Commodities are structured similar to a parent - child relationship: Family > Class > Commodity. For each Family code there must be at least one Class selected; and, for each Class at least one Commodity. Selection of  several Families can increase the possibility of missing a Commodity during the selection process, and the system is designed to trigger an alert because of the omitted information.

Yes, but your registration will not be effective until completing all 12 steps including payment process and being approved by VR Officer. 

If you are an existing user and you DO NOT remember your login/password information, select the 'Forgot Login' or 'Forgot Password' link and follow the instructions on the upcoming screens.

  • Select the 'First Time User?' link above and follow the instructions on each screen to activate your account. Once your account has been activated, you may go through the process to register with OMES Central Purchasing to become a state vendor.
  • To complete the vendor portion of registration, you must complete 12 steps, which require business information about your company; a substitute W-9 form (for US entities); and, Family/Class/Commodity Codes for which your company is interested. Upon completion of these steps, you can submit your registration along with the applicable payment using EFT or a credit card. All payments are made through an encrypted secure server and payment information is not stored after a transaction. You will receive confirmation after your registration is validated and approved by the Central Purchasing Division.

Select the 'First Time User?' link above and follow the instructions on each screen to activate your account. Once your account has been activated, you may go through the process to register with OMES Central Purchasing to become a state vendor.

To complete the vendor portion of registration, you must complete 12 steps, which require business information about your company; a substitute W-9 form (for US entities); and, Family/Class/Commodity Codes for which your company is interested. Upon completion of these steps, you can submit your registration along with the applicable payment using EFT or a credit card. All payments are made through an encrypted secure server and payment information is not stored after a transaction. You will receive confirmation after your registration is validated and approved by the Central Purchasing Division.