How to register as a Vendor for The City of Asheville
Items You Will Need:
Your NIGP Code(s)
Depending on your business structure, you may need your Social Security Number or EIN (FID)
***The information on this form needs to match the information on your W-9
We highly encourage you to have your completed W-9 and your certification copy ready to upload; additionally, have your identification number and NIGP Code ready to be inputted into the application.
Application Submission Steps:
Visit the Vendor Registration form
Inside the Form - Choose One Below:
New vendor if you have never been a vendor for the City;
or Existing vendor updating my information if you are already a vendor for the City of Asheville
While you're completing the form:
Under Identification, choose SSN or FID
1099 Information From W-9--- CLICK YES
Input your NGIP Code(s)
Under General Contact Information, Accounts Payable Contact Information, and Purchasing Contact Information, you can list yourself unless you have someone else doing those things for you.
Is the business an MWBE (Minority and women-owned business enterprise) -- If applicable, CLICK YES
If yes, choose the Type of MWBE Minority-Owned Business Certified? If applicable, CLICK YES
If yes, submit certification documents (note, since you're registering as a vendor before completing City of Asheville MWBE Certification, you will not need to worry about submitting your City Certification at this time. This upload is just for HUB, NCDOT, or certifications from other agencies). You should still indicate that you are a minority-owned or woman-owned business.
Once your W9 has been uploaded, click Submit in the bottom right of the page.
Other (Non-City of Asheville) Certifications:
There are several Minority and Woman Business Enterprises (MWBE) certifications that the City of Asheville recognizes. Here are the links:
North Carolina Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Certification
NCDOT DBE Certification
Please return to this MWBE Certfication Application after you have registered as a vendor.
About the Vendor Application: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Certifications: email@example.com
END of vendor registration instructions. Continue to apply for the MWBE Certfication.