Make NYC Your Customer

In Fiscal Year 2015, mayoral agencies awarded a record $725 million in contracts to minority and/or women-owned businesses.

M/WBE awards by sector

34%Construction
11%Goods
5%Human Services
42%Professional Services
8%Standard Services

 To do business with the City, you must register as a vendor in the City's PASSPort. A PASSPort account puts your business on the Citywide Bidder List. This lets you manage your financial transactions with the City. Registered vendors receive alerts about contract opportunities, including contracts not advertised anywhere else.



Finding Contract Opportunities:

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Updating Your Vendor Profile:

If you are an NYC-certified company and your profile in the Online Directory is incorrect, you can update your information. If you want to update your:

  • NIGP codes, you must log into the City's PASSPort. Please choose only the NIGP codes that best describe the products and/or services your business provides. For assistance, please contact the PIP Help Desk at (212) 857-1777 or the Vendor Enrollment Center at (212) 857-1680.
  • Contact information, please call the SBS Vendor Services Hotline at (212) 513-6444 or use the contact form.
  • Business address, company description, and/or experience listed in your profile, you must send a signed request on company letterhead with both old and new information to:

Certification Unit
Division of Financial and Economic Opportunity
NYC Department of Small Business Services
110 William Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10038

*Please note that for changes that may affect your businesses' certification eligibility, SBS may request additional documentation before updating your profile.

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