Selling to the federal government

Find information, tools and help to complete the tasks related to selling to the Government of Canada. Gain an understanding of how to sell to the government, how to register your business as a supplier, and find seminars on doing business with the government.

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Register to be a supplier

Register as a supplier for a wide range of goods and services purchased by the federal government.  — the procurement process

Learn the ins and outs of the federal government procurement process — how it works, what the government buys, how you can register for standing offers or become a pre-qualified supplier.

Find bidding opportunities, proposals and contracts

Learn how to bid for government tenders, write proposals and promote your goods and services.

Standing offers and supply arrangements

There are two types of non-binding agreements you can make with the federal government when it comes to supplying specific goods or services. These agreements outline the terms and conditions that will apply to any future orders.

Market yourself

If you are interested in selling your goods and services to federal departments and agencies, it is important to proactively promote your business as a supplier. You’ll want to identify the qualities that differentiate you from your competitors, and target your efforts at the people responsible for choosing suppliers.

Additional resources for selling to the federal government

Learn more about selling to the Government of Canada.


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