Supplier's Guide

Learn about the Division of Purchasing and Supplies, the bidding and procurement process, invoicing, and more.

Read the Supplier’s Guide to Doing Business(PDF, 127KB)

Please note that Allegheny County wants to work with:

  • Minority-Owned Business Enterprises (MBE)
  • Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBE)
  • Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB)

If you are an existing vendor and have a question or require assistance, please contact

Register Online to Become a Vendor

To do business with Allegheny County, prospective vendors must register with Bonfire, the online bid management system.

Registrants will:

  • Automatically get notified when bid opportunities become available
  • Have access to respond to bids electronically

How to Register

Utilize a generic email address that can be accessed by multiple individuals so no bid notifications are missed. Please review and select all NAICS codes that pertain to your line of business so that you are properly matched to applicable opportunities.

Step 1
Create an account on the Allegheny County Procurement Portal by clicking the blue Log In/Register button in the upper right-hand corner, and then select New Vendor Registration.

Step 2
Check your email. You will receive an email with a link to confirm your account. Make sure to use the email account you signed up with.

Step 3
Log in and follow the prompts in the Portal.

Problems Registering?

If you have any questions or need assistance during registration, contact Bonfire support at


Questions? Call 412-350-4636 and select Option 2.