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The Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP) makes available the Index of Opportunities Solicitation Listing (Electronic and Non-Electronic). Please note that potential contractors must submit specific documents and certifications prior to the awarding of a contract. These documents can be downloaded from the OCP website’s list of Solicitation Documents.

To view an electronic only solicitations (i.e., paperless), first read the following FAQs about eSourcing.


1) Click on www.ocp.dc.gov
2) Click on Vendor Registration
3) Click on the eSourcing link and click on Register as new Vendor

Your account will be approved in the system and a password will be generated out to the email address provided in the account.

1) Click on www.ocp.dc.gov
2) Click on Solicitation
3) Click on All Opportunities
4) Click on eSourcing link at the top of the page

You should be able to view the contents of an event, including the requirements; however, you can only respond to an event through an eSourcing account and invitation.

1) Click on www.ocp.dc.gov
2) Click on Vendor Registration
3) Click on eSourcing
4) Enter your login information

Your account will show you all events you have been invited to and their current status (open, closed, etc.)

1) Click on www.ocp.dc.gov
2) Click on Vendor Registration
3) Click on eSourcing

This site can be saved to your ‘Favorites’ within your browser for easy access.

Events will begin to populate after your commodity codes have been established in your account. E-Sourcing will not show events that were open prior to the establishment of the
account. To establish your commodity codes, please update your eSourcing account by clicking on preferences and selecting the commodity codes most closely aligned with your business.

Contact the OCP Helpdesk on (202) 274-7277 or email us at ocp.helpdesk@dc.gov

Contact the OCP Helpdesk on (202) 274-7277 or email us at ocp.helpdesk@dc.gov.

The ARIBA Supplier Network (ASN) and the eSourcing portal are two separate databases. A separate login is required for each.

You will need to contact the OCP Helpdesk to add additional users to your company’s profile. If a user needs to be removed, an email from a company representative will need to be sent to ocp.helpdesk@dc.gov before this action will be performed.

Send an email to the OWNER that is listed within the eSourcing event or Contact the OCP Helpdesk on (202) 274-7277 or email us at ocp.helpdesk@dc.gov.

No, there is no charge for registering in the eSourcing portal.

Once you are logged into your account

Choose Preferences from the upper right hand corner of your screen
Choose update your profile
Click on ‘select’ beside Commodities Supplied

The system allows you to search for these items by the commodity name.

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