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Office of Central Purchasing


The Department of Administration, Division of Purchasing complies with procurement practices in accordance with the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law 40A:11-1 et seq. The Division of Central Purchasing is responsible for the purchase of all goods and services for the City of Newark. Purchasing is the centralized division through which all City departments must request goods and services, and all vendors must register at to receive automatic notification of bid opportunities. Affirmative Action initiatives in awarding contracts to minority and female owned businesses are offered and awarded contracts with the City of Newark consistent with Affirmative Action requirements, goals and objectives.

City of Newark E-Procurement Services

The City of Newark is transitioning from receiving paper bids and responses to a user friendly, fully electronic procurement system with our partner, ProcureNow.  During this transition, you’ll want to check BOTH the City’s legacy bid notification system and the City’s New e-Procurement Portal.  Both links are available below:

RFPs / RFQs / Bid Opportunities released prior to April 15, 2021

(NEW!) E-Procurement Portal

For instructions on how to register for the City of Newark's new e-Procurement notification service, visit this link:

How to Register as a City Vendor (updated April 2021)

Emergency Contracts

Additional Information

  • For information on how to register a business with the New Jersey Department of Treasury, read our informative document (PDF)
  • For information about applying for a Business Registration Certificate, visit the State of New Jersey Department of Treasury, you can also call 609-292-9292.
  • For information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance, please visit
  • For information on how to register a business with the New Jersey Department of Treasury, please visit State of NJ - Department of the Treasury - Division of Revenue Business Registration Certificate


1. Affirmative Action Information (PDF)

2. Debarment List A/O January 06, 2020

3. Register a Business with the New Jersey Department of Treasury

4. Use of National Coop (PDF)

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Wage and Hour Compliance - Laws and Regulations

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Contact Us

Physical Address:

47-63 Green Street

Newark, New Jersey 07102

Phone: 973-733-3776

Fax: 973-733-3760


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