Some important questions and answers:
Q: Why do I need to register as a vendor or contractor?
A: Registration is necessary to place bids and receive payment for business with SC State Government. Additionally, landlords whose tenants are seeking rental assistance from the SC Stay Plus program must register using the new vendor registration link below.
Q: How long could it take for creating or updating my registration?
A: Your vendor registration submission may take us up to 30 days to process due to high numbers of registrants.
Now, let's get started on the registration or updating process:
- To see if you are already a vendor click here: Vendor Search. In the Name field type the first word in the name of the company and an asterisk ( * ) behind the last letter.
- BRAND NEW vendor registrations should begin here.
- Password requirements: Must be at least eight (8) characters in length, of those, six must be letters, including at least one uppercase letter and one lowercase letter. At least one number and one special character (such as #,%,$,@, etc.) are required. Addionally, the first three characters may not be identical and your password may not be identical to your username.
- To update an existing vendor record, click on Update Vendor Information.
DIRECT DEPOSIT / PAYMENTS: As a vendor for the State of South Carolina, you are encouraged to enroll in the SC State Treasurer’s Electronic Payment System. This allows that office to deposit ACH payments directly into your bank account, making it the fastest, most efficient, and secure way to receive payments. You can learn more about how the process works at: https://www.treasurer.sc.gov/what-we-do/for-businesses/electronic-payment-information/.