A. The DC Vendor Portal allows vendor to submit invoice electronically and helps to standardize the invoice processing throughout the District and improve the payment process for vendors and contractors doing business with District Government.
A. Electronic Invoicing (e-Invoicing) is the exchange of the invoice document between a supplier and a buyer in an integrated electronic format.
A.The project will be implemented in the phased manner across all the District agencies. The Office of Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) will be the first agency to go LIVE on August 7th 2017. The schedule for all other agencies can be found on the website ((https://vendorportal.dc.gov))
A. The DC Vendor Portal offers the following key benefits:
  • View Purchase orders online
  • Elimination of mailing process
  • Submit invoices online to District
  • Standard invoice formats
  • Free of cost service
  • Real time notifications
  • View status of invoices & payments
A. DC vendors who did business with the DC Government and has at least one purchase order in last 2 years can use this service.
A. Any standard internet browser is required to use this portal. The browsers supported are IE, Edge, Chrome, Safari, Firefox.
A. You can reach out to the helpdesk Monday to Friday 9 AM to 4:30 PM via the following link https://vendorportal.dc.gov/ContactUs.
A. Once logged in, the system will display the dashboard. On top of the page, the user name is displayed. The Account tab provides details such as User Account details, Change Password option and user’s company profile. User can also view last Purchase Orders, Invoices and Payments.
A. Yes. A company can have multiple user accounts (one for each user). A separate registration is required for each user.
A. Click on the “Forgot Password” option from the login page and enter registered email address. Upon submission, system will generate a link and sends it to the user’s registered email address.

Users can click on the link and enter registered email address with a new password.

A. The purchase order specifies if the invoices are accepted electronically or not.
A. Yes, once you log in to the portal, click on payments tab to view payments made by District of Columbia Government in the last 30 days. You can customize search to 30 days, 60 days, or 1 year accordingly.
A. This is a free of cost service offered by the Government of the District of Columbia.