Search For Open Bids
Welcome to the North Carolina Interactive Purchasing System (IPS). IPS is a free, electronic system for Vendors to view and search for bids opportunities with just a simple click of a button. Use the above tabs to search for open bids, and look up specific bids by category, department and/or bid number.
To learn more about the features on this site, click on the categories listed below for more details.
The NC electronic Vendor Portal (eVP) is a one‐stop site to register for all the Department of Administration’s systems including the Interactive Purchasing System (IPS), the Statewide Uniform Certification (SWUC) Program, and NC E‐ Procurement @ Your Service.
The Bids by Category page offers a menu of all solicitations listed by specific commodity groups and by the number of solicitations for each category.
On the Bids by Department page you can view current solicitations for a specific agency. However, only active links are underlined and the number of solicitations are listed by agency name.
The Search Open Bids page allows you to look up bids in a number of ways. You may search by individual or all purchasing entities, specific or all categories, or you may search to find all solicitations for a specific department, a specific category, or keywords.
The Search Bid Number page is where you can look for bids by number, which will return any open solicitations, solicitations under evaluation, bid tabulations, or awarded solicitations for a period of ninety days beyond the award date.
The Division of Purchase & Contract website houses all the latest procurement information and opportunities for the state of North Carolina including a database of issued Statewide Term Contracts, standard specifications, a qualified product list (QPL), information on quality assurance inspections, upcoming trainings and much more.
North Carolina Interactive Purchasing System
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