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Steps for Submitting a Proposal

  1. Business Registration

  2. All businesses must have a valid Business Registration Certificate (BRC) from the Department of the Treasury, Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services prior to conducting business in the State of New Jersey and prior to the award of a contract.

    Any bidder, inclusive of any named subcontractor(s), who does not possess a valid Business Registration Certificate prior to the award of a contract will be deemed ineligible for contract award.

  3. Small Business Registration

  4. Potential Small Business Vendors wishing to participate in the NJ State Set-Aside program may register their company with the New Jersey Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services, Small Business
    Enterprise Unit at:

    Information regarding the Small Business Set-Aside program and its regulations may be found at:

  5. Find Bidding Opportunities for Your Business

    All new bidding opportunities are now administered through NJSTART.
    Over the next few months, all contracts will be converted to NJSTART, and all business transactions and purchase orders will be processed through the new system. View all current bidding opportunities.

    NJSTART allows vendors to set up profiles and upload documents, which eliminates the need to file duplicate forms every time they bid on a new contract solicitation. Moreover, the portal is designed to offer vendors an online “one-stop- shop” from bid opportunity notification to the submission and tracking of questions and answers, quotes, contract awards, and payments.

  6. Submit Your Proposal

  7. The RFP provides all necessary instructions and a complete description of the requirement with specifications and terms and conditions to enable the preparation of a compliant proposal.

  8. Proposal Openings and Evaluations

  9. Submitted proposals are opened publicly at the location, date and time specified in the RFP. After the opening of proposals they are checked if they are responsive and all forms and registrations have been included.

    Responsive proposals are evaluated by a Procurement Bureau Procurement Specialist or Evaluation Committee based on price, terms and conditions, specifications, and other factors.

  10. Awards

  11. Following the evaluation of responsive proposals, all bidders whose proposals were evaluated will receive a Notice of Intent to Award, indicating which bidder(s) will be awarded a State Contract.

Last Updated: Tuesday, 10/11/16

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