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How do I register?
Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) operate the following online database systems: the Supplier Registration Information (SRI), ProServices and SELECT.
Supplier Registration Information (SRI)
In order to register in ProServices and SELECT, you must first have a Procurement Business Number (PBN), which you obtain by registering in SRI. The PBN is an important feature in SRI, and is based on your Canada Revenue Agency business number and uniquely identifies your business in our procurement and payment systems.
Client departments and agencies use ProServices to search for potential suppliers and then use the competitive process for requirements under $80,400 (including all applicable taxes) not posted on the Tenders minisite to quickly select a qualified supplier.
PWGSC contracting officers use SELECT to invite suppliers to bid, on a rotational basis, on real property consulting services valued below $106,000 (North American Free Trade Agreement threshold), and construction services valued below $101,100 (Canadian Free Trade Agreement threshold). If you are interested in these types of requirements, you must register with SELECT as they are not posted on the Tenders minisite, unless the requirement is over the dollar threshold detailed above.
Where do I go to register?
Once you have registered in the SRI, you can register in the other databases. Remember that these database systems use the PBN as their supplier identifier; therefore, ensure that you have your PBN within easy reach when ready to register.
The following table will help you to find the appropriate database and/or method of supply to promote your services.
|Services provided||Database or Method of Supply|
||Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS)|
||Cyber Protection Supply Arrangement (CPSA)|
||Task-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS)|
||Temporary Help Services (THS)|
||Directory of linguistic services suppliers - Translation Bureau|
What is the Aboriginal Business Directory?
The Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) works to help Aboriginal firms do more contracting with all federal departments and agencies and assists Aboriginal businesses gain access to the overall procurement process.
The Aboriginal Business Directory is provided by Industry Canada in partnership with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada.
For more information on how to register in the directory, please visit the Aboriginal Business Directory (Industry Canada) Web page.