The United Nations Procurement Division (UNPD) is pleased to announce that registering with UNPD is now a “One-Step” fully “On-Line” process. In its continued partnership with the United Nations Global Marketplace (UNGM), UNPD and UNGM have worked together to provide vendors with a powerful yet easy-to-use tool to prepare and submit an on-line application for registration with UNPD. In addition, the registration criteria has been revised and now allows vendors to select the level of business activity they wish to participate in that best matches their capacities, business scope and commercial strategy.
After making yourself familiar with the UN business opportunities at the United Nations Expression of Interest website, registering with UNPD is the first step to be considered for participating in tendering exercises in an easy and systematic way. Since the UN Secretariat is currently implementing a new ERP system, registering with UNPD through UNGM will provide access to all UN Secretariat entities, including Field Missions, Offices away from Headquarters, Economic Commissions and Tribunals.
Basics for Applying On-Line in UNGM
Pre-requisites for Eligibility: As part of the registration process, vendors are required to declare that they meet the pre-requisites for eligibility.
UN Supplier Code of Conduct: Vendors are also required to comply with the UN Supplier Code of Conduct.
Registration Assistance & Support: An interactive UNGM guide to supplier registration.
Meeting the Registration Criteria: It is highly recommended that your company prepare in advance to meet the registration criteria for applying on-line in order to efficiently process your application. Depending on the Level of Registration being applied for, the documents listed below under Basic, Level 1 and Level 2 should be ready for uploading in Adobe Acrobat .pdf file format. Other basic information such as names, owners, principals, address, contact information, telephone, e-mail, etc. will be requested through the on-screen application form.
All vendors are encouraged to start the registration process at level 1. Only vendors interested in contracts up to $40,000 should register at Basic level. After completion of registration at level 1, vendors can upgrade to level 2 registration at any time.
Evaluation of Applications: Each application will be evaluated by UNPD on the basis of compliance with the eligibility, completeness and quality of information provided, relevance of the goods or services, references, experience, evidence of ability to perform, and the overall financial soundness of the vendor. Successful vendors will be notified of the completion of their registration by e-mail addressed from the UNGM Registry.
Important Tips and Information
Selection of codes from the United Nations Standard Product and Services Code(UNSPSC): UNPD uses the UNSPSC codes to search suppliers for bidding opportunities. It is important for vendors to note that, they are limited to select up to seven (7) UNSPSC. UNPD will take into consideration ONLY the first seven (7) codes listed on the screen in your company’s application. Therefore, vendors are encouraged to prioritize and limit their selection of the UNSPSC codes to ensure that their “core” goods and/or services are fully represented.
Change of Company Status/Information: When the status of your company changes from the time of registration, you are required to update your company profile on UNGM by submitting the most current and valid copy of the document issued by your public authority that confirms said status without delay.
Invitations to tendering exercises: Submitting a completed application through UNGM does not mean that you will be automatically included in the Database. Registration will depend on the result of the evaluation. UNPD will attempt to include all registered vendors in vendor solicitations for each commodity category.
GSA Contracts: For companies in the USA, you are advised that the United Nations, under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, is eligible to receive full benefits under GSA Contracts where applicable.
Registration Assistance and Support: If you require further technical or substantive help in completing the registration requirements, please forward your inquiry to UNPD at this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or for support in one of the official United Nations languages you may contact the UNPD Staff Members below:
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For assistance with registering as a vendor with UNPD, please call us at +1-212-963-4816.
Thank you for your interest in the United Nations Secretariat procurement activities.