The State of Maine Vendor & Bid Opportunities are varying and generally divided between Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the State’s purchase of services and Requests for Quotations (RFQs) for the State’s purchase of goods. You can view the current RFPs and RFQs by clicking on the corresponding link below. RFPs are also advertised in the Kennebec Journal at: for three (3) consecutive days.

Notice of Intent to Waive Competitive Bidding

Request for Information

Request for Proposals

Request for Quotes


Vendor Self Service (VSS)

The State of Maine is opening a bid opportunity for Exterior Fabricated Ballot Boxes - RFQ 29A 200915*60. If you are interested in seeing the bid requirements please log into the Vendor Self Service (VSS) portal using the link below. If you have any questions or need help registering or finding the bid, please contact Sue Garcia

IMPORTANT:  Vendor Self Service Upgrade to take place on 10/15/2019 (PDF)

Vendor Activation / Change Form (aka State of Maine Substitute W9) is located at the following link: 


Other State of Maine Business Opportunities

Department of Transportation
Bureau of General Services (BGS)

Bid Opportunities

BGS Business Opportunities

Sale of Government Property & Buildings


List of State Preferences

The State of Oregon maintains the following list of State preferences, which we rely on in determining whether Maine's reciprocal preference law is applicable to a given procurement: