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Vendor Registration

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a registered vendor with Cobb County?

You may register online. Instructions are also posted to assist you in the registration process. A PDF version of the application is available if manual registration is necessary. Both online and manual applications are processed by the:

Cobb County Finance Department
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 410 
Marietta, GA 30090

Questions about enrollment or the status of your application should be directed to [email protected].

Registering as a vendor does not guarantee receipt of solicitations (formal or informal). We advise all vendors to check the main Purchasing page for formal Sealed Bid solicitations (updated every Friday) as well as communicate regularly with the appropriate buyer in General Purchasing for informal solicitations. Contact information can be found on our About page.

Do I need to be a registered vendor with Cobb County to submit a bid?

You do not have to be a registered vendor with Cobb County to submit a bid/proposal. However, we recommend vendors complete the vendor registration process to prevent delays in bid awards.

When can I meet with a buyer?

Buyers meet with vendors from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, by appointment only. Please call (770) 528-8400 to schedule an appointment.

Become a Vendor

Thank you for your interest in doing business with the Cobb County Government. The Purchasing Department is responsible for all functions related to the procurement of equipment, goods, and services for user departments. Taking the time required to complete and submit the Vendor Application Form will enable us to work more effectively together to provide the citizens of Cobb County with the goods and services required to operate an effective and efficient local government through competitive solicitation methods while providing responsive, fair, and courteous services to all parties involved in the procurement process.

Cobb County Government would like to identify individuals and businesses certified and/or meeting the definition of a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) who are providing products and/or services to Cobb County. Please specify on the Cobb County Vendor Information form if your company is a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participant (Female, Black American, Hispanic American and any other minority owned business).

Cobb County Government requires vendors to provide a E-Verify program number and program date of authorization. All vendors, contractors and subcontractors are required to provide proof of eligibility of their employees to work in the United States upon request.

Thank you again for your interest in doing business with the Cobb County Government. If you have any questions, please contact our Purchasing Department or Finance Department.If you are a vendor wishing to do business with Cobb County please call the Purchasing Department at (770) 528-8400 or read our booklet,  

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Register with Our Vendor Self Service System (VSS)

The Cobb County Vendor Self Service (VSS) System allows you, as a vendor, to manage your own account information, view your financial transactions and much more. Click on the Register button to begin filling out an electronic application to become a vendor.

If you have questions about Vendor Self Service please send an email to [email protected] or call (770) 528-8400 during regular business hours. 

Printed Applications and Online Instructions

 

Obtaining Printed Applications

You may also contact the Cobb County Finance Department if you are unable to register online and need a printed application. Cobb County encourages any and all responsible firms to participate in our procurement process.