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California State Contracting

The State of California purchases a wide variety of goods and services ranging from pencils to temporary labor.  Annual purchases total almost $10 billion.  The Procurement Division at the California Department of General Services (DGS)  is the central purchasing authority for all state departments and local government agencies.

The following information is available at the DGS Procurement Division Website:

How to Become a Vendor with the State of California

1.  Review the "How to Do Business with the State" Brochure 

(English Version) (Spanish Version).

2.  Get registered in the eProcurement database to do business with the
     State of California.  For assistance, use the Registration Instructions

3.  Get certified through eProcurement and increase your opportunities with 
     State agencies. 

Find out more about the Small Business & Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise Program and review the DVBE Brochure.

4.   Advanced: Apply for a California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS) Contract.

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