The mission of the Purchasing Office is to procure quality goods and services that meet user’s needs, at a reasonable cost, in a fair and impartial manner, and with the maximum feasible amount of competition.
The County Board of Arlington County adopted PPTA Guidelines on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 with an effective date of Monday, April 1, 2013. More information can be found on the PPTA website.
The County will be holding an information meeting on May 16, 2013. Public questions and answers can be found by visiting the Q&A follow-up webpage.
Please Note: the location for the receipt of bids and proposals is
Office of the Bid Clerk
2100 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 511
Arlington, VA 22201
iSupplier Registration Required to Access Bid and Solicitations
The first step to bidding or responding to County solicitations is to register as a supplier in iSupplier. Once you are registered in iSupplier, you may log in to download current bid and solicitation opportunities.
Purchasing implemented a new supplier (bidder) registration system (iSupplier) on June 15, 2012. All suppliers (bidders) are required to register in iSupplier. Suppliers who do not reregister will no longer receive notices of solicitation (bid) opportunities until registered in iSupplier.
View or download Contract Award Notices.
How to do Business with Arlington County
Living Wage Policy
A living wage policy applies for service contracts with an estimated annual value greater than $100,000, performed on County property and awarded under a competitive procurement process. Read the Living Wage Policy FAQs.
In accordance with Article 4-103 of the Arlington County Purchasing Resolution, on April 21, 2012 the Arlington County Board adopted an adjustment to the Required Wage Rate (Living Wage), increasing it from the current rate of $12.75 per hour to $13.13 per hour. The adjusted rate will go into effect on July 1, 2012. Any contracts in place at that time, and any contracts awarded after that date, will be subject to this new rate.
Minority Participation Policy
The County has a policy for increasing the participation of small, minority, and women owned businesses. View or download the Minority Participation Policy (29K, PDF format), or obtain a hard copy by contacting the Purchasing Office at 703-228-3410.
Also of Interest
Arlington Purchasing Office
2100 Clarendon Blvd.,
Arlington, Virginia 22201