Resources for Businesses

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Publications and documents for businesses

Forms for businesses

Online tools for businesses

  • The Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS) is the official and free source suppliers should rely on to find Government of Canada tenders.
  • GSIN Codes: Goods and Services Identification Number (GSIN) codes identify generic product descriptions for some procurement activities.
  • UNSPSC Codes: The international classification system for procurement items called the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC) will gradually replace GSIN codes.
  • Contract History contains information on contracts awarded by PWGSC on behalf of all federal government departments and agencies since 2009.
  • Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements (SOSA) provide open data about active standing offers and supply arrangements for goods and/or services held by pre-qualified suppliers.
  • Supplier Registration Information (SRI) is a database of registered suppliers to the federal government.
  • Electronic procurement solution: The Government is moving federal procurement online. During this transition, you may be able to bid on some tender opportunities through the electronic procurement solution.