Welcome to the County of Riverside Vendor Registration Portal
The County will request Awarded Bidders to register with the County's financial system via email. If you have any questions please reach out to the departments Procurement Contract Specialist or contact County Purchasing at (951) 955-4937 for further assistance.
There is NO CHARGE to register and utilize this service for the County of Riverside. Public Purchase has other services available for a fee, but that is solely at your discretion and not required to do business with the County of Riverside.
To get started, click on the Public Purchase link below.
Public Purchase Registration Public Purchase Registration User Guide
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a NAICS code?
The NAICS Commodity/Services Code is an acronym for the North American Industry Classification System. The NAICS Code is a coding taxonomy used primarily to classify products and services procured by state and local governments in North America. Vendors can add their codes by selecting the “edit” button and using the search feature to select all applicable codes. Vendors can select multiple codes.
What is a NIGP code?
The NIGP Commodity/Services Code is an acronym for the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing’s Commodity/Services Code. The NIGP Code is a coding taxonomy used primarily to classify products and services procured by state and local governments in North America. Vendors can add their codes by selecting the “edit” button and using the search feature to select all applicable codes. Vendors can select multiple codes.
Can you give me my NIGP/NAICS Code?
No, vendors will need to select the best NIGP/NAICS code for their services or goods they are offering. There is a search feature in each of the registration fields to assist. We recemented selecting all applicable codes as these will drive your bid notification.
What is a DUNS number?
The Data Universal Numbering Systems, abbreviated as DUNS or D-U-N-S, is a proprietary system developed and regulated by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) that assigns a unique numeric identifier, referred to as a "DUNS number" to a single business entity. It is a common standard worldwide.
I’m having trouble accessing a bid or entering information requested in the bid, what do I do?
Please reach out to the Procurement Contract Specialist/Buyer overseeing the bid. If, you’re unsure of who the PCS/Buyer is reach out to Purchasing’s main line at 951-955-4937.