111 Soledad St., 5th and 11th floors
San Antonio, TX 78205
Finance Department - Purchasing Division
PO Box 839966
San Antonio, TX 78283-3966
Monday - Friday, 7:45 am - 4:30 pm Central Time
The successful bidder(s) of an annual contract is notified of award by letter from the City's Purchasing Division.
For professional service discretionary solicitations, the City will notify every respondent of the tentative date that City Council will consider the contract and whether or not their firm will be recommended for award.
The San Antonio e-Procurement System (SAePS) is an electronic procurement system that allows for the collaboration of vendors, buyers, and City employees on a single web-based dashboard. The City of San Antonio puts the majority of its bidding opportunities in SAePS, except for capital improvement (construction) projects. For information about capital improvement project opportunities, visit the Transportation & Capital Improvements Department.
If you need to change your contact information, please call the Vendor Support line at 210-207-0118 or e-mail Vendor Support.
NOTE: Only one account is allowed per vendor and only one e-mail address can be designated for bid notifications and password resets. Please make sure that this e-mail address belongs to the person who is best able to respond directly to solicitations or distribute the information to the appropriate person in the company.
Log onto the SAePS portal and follow the instructions below:
NOTE: Only the e-mail address on file will receive the temporary password.
The registration is complete when you:
The contact information for Vendor Support is as follows:
Email Vendor Support
Hours: Monday – Friday 7:45 a.m to 4:30 p.m. Central Time
NOTE: Vendor registrations will only be processed during business hours.
Standardized product and service codes allows COSA to:
To register for your 5-digit NIGP codes:
When you are done entering all your NIGP codes, click on Back to Main Screen and you will see the Spend Categories Registered.
If the bid notification was released prior to you completing your registration or if you were not registered for the NIGP code, you must contact the Procurement Specialist listed on the advertisement and request to be added to the bidder’s list.