Buy for government

Information on how to buy goods, services and construction for the Province.

As of December 13, 2021, all contractor and subcontractor personnel entering a BC government workplace for the provision of services under a government contract while employees are present must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a vaccine approved for use in Canada. Read the vaccination Notice to Contractors for more information.

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Procurement training and development

There are several training options to help buyers understand good procurement practice.

How to buy

BC government processes for buying goods, services, or construction. Most contract opportunities are posted publicly on BC Bid.  For a short period after the launch of the new BC Bid, there will be two BC Bid applications in use. Find out more about which BC Bid to access on the Login or register for BC Bid page.

Buyer supports

Programs and services to support government buyers.

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Solicitation processes and templates

The Province uses a range of templates and processes to compete opportunities, create multi-use lists, and gather market information.

Goods and Services Catalogue

This catalogue lists unique arrangements put in place by corporate purchasing groups, available to ministries and broader public sector organizations.