Selling to the federal government
Find out about selling to the government of Canada, including registering as a supplier, finding opportunities, and responding to bids.
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About selling to the Government of Canada
Learn the ins and outs of the federal government procurement process.
- Register as a supplier and bid on opportunities
Find out how you can become a supplier of goods and services to the Government of Canada.
- The procurement process
Contact Government of Canada departments and agencies for contracting opportunities and promote your skills, services and products to them.
- What the government buys
From airplanes to paper clips, the Government of Canada buys many products and services. Learn more about what you can sell to the Government of Canada.
- Standing offers
Register for a standing offer with the Government of Canada to get a chance to sell your goods or services to government departments.
- Supply arrangements
Become a pre-qualified supplier for the Government of Canada for certain goods or services.
Register to be a supplier
Register as a supplier for a wide range of goods and services purchased by the federal government.
- Supplier registration information
Do you want to sell to the Government of Canada? Find out how to register as a supplier and add your business to the database.
- Professional Services (PS) Online
If you are a professional or a specialist, you can register your company in this database to conduct business with the Government of Canada.
Learn about the electronic system used by the Government of Canada and other governments to advertise their purchasing requirements.
- MERX – Canadian Public Tenders
Find opportunities to sell your products or services to governments and other organizations using the MERX system.
- Find opportunities
Learn how to find federal contracts you can bid on, using the government's online service.
Bids, proposals and contracts
Learn how to bid for government tenders, write proposals and promote your goods and services.
- Bid on opportunities: The bidding process
Find out about contract bidding opportunities, methods used by Public Works and Government Services Canada to solicit bids, and other related tips.
- Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program
Access opportunities to sell your innovative products and services to federal government departments.
- Procurement Allocation Directory
Use this directory to identify and market yourself and your goods to purchasing managers in Public Works and Government Services Canada.
- Promote yourself to government buyers
Find out how to increase your chances of becoming a government supplier.
- How to prepare a bid
Use this guide to help you bid on government opportunities so that you can sell your goods or services to the government.
Aboriginal business opportunities
If you are an Aboriginal business owner, there are government programs to help you do more contracting with the federal government.
- Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business
If you are Aboriginal and want to sell your goods or services to the government, find out how to apply for government contracts.
- Aboriginal Business Canada
Apply for financing to start or grow your Aboriginal business.
Additional resources for selling to the federal government
Learn more about selling to the Government of Canada.
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