Doing Business with City of San Antonio


Economic Development Department
Frost Bank Tower
100 West Houston Street, 19th Floor
San Antonio, TX 78205


Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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There are a few steps to getting your small business ready to do business with the City of San Antonio.

  • Register in the Procurement System (SAePS)   
    Every manufacturer, supplier, vendor and others wishing to do business with the City of San Antonio MUST FIRST register with the City. There are two types of classifications, Procurement and Non-Procurement.
    • If you will receive payments from the City of San Antonio under a contract, if you will receive Requests for Quotations, Purchase Orders, or other Procurement documents, or if you are a construction or architecture and engineering vendor, you are considered a Procurement Vendor in the Central Vendor Registration (CVR).
    • If you will receive payments from the City of San Antonio that are not related to bids, contracts or purchase orders as described above, if you are a direct utility provider for the City of San Antonio, or if you will receive grant or loan money from the City of San Antonio, you are considered a Non-Procurement Vendor.  
  • RFP, RFQ & IFB Listings - Bidding & Contracting Opportunities
    For assistance, please call Vendor Support at (210) 207-0118 or e-mail us at
  • City Contract Management System (CCMS)
    CCMS includes the following key features:
    • Automated communication with prime and subcontractors via email regarding compliance and resolution issues
    • Submission of contractors’ monthly utilization reports online and automated tracking of Small Business Economic Development Advocacy (SBEDA) Program subcontracting goals
    • Automatic verification of revenues and expenditures
    • Flexible reporting capabilities
  • E-Procurement Vendor Search
    COSA Vendor Listing - Contact Vendor Support at 210-207-0118 or email

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