Vendor Registration

Follow these steps in order to respond to SCDOT solicitations through the State Procurement web site.

Step 1 – Register as a vendor with State Procurement Services

SC requires vendors to register with the SC Enterprise Information System (SCEIS) to do business with state agencies. SCEIS Vendor Registration phone support is available at 803-737-0600

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Step 2 – If Eligible, Register as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) or Small Business Enterprise (SBE).

SCDOT certifies firms as DBEs and SBEs in the state of SC.

Step 3 – Register with the SC Secretary of State’s Office

To do business with SCDOT, you must also be registered with the SC Secretary of State’s office. The Secretary of State's office offers phone support for filing questions at (803)-734-2158.

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Step 4 – Review Solicitations in South Carolina Business Opportunities (SCBO) and on the State Procurement web site.

SCDOT and other agencies post their solicitations in the online edition of SCBO. There are additional contracting opportunities under the "Bidding Opportunities" section of the State's Procurement Web Site:

Step 5 – Responding to Solicitations

When you find a solicitation that you want to bid on, you can respond through the State Procurement web site. State Procurement offers phone support to bidding vendors at (803) 896-0001.

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Choose the ease and benefits of Direct Deposit

SCDOT Vendors: Choose to sign up for vendor direct deposit with the South Carolina State Treasurer’s Office. This option is available and allows vendors to receive their payments sooner than waiting for a hardcopy check to be printed and delivered through the mail.