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Welcome to NJSTART, the State of New Jersey’s new eProcurement portal! This solution is designed to streamline the procurement process and make it more efficient for companies looking to do business with the State.

If you haven’t registered yet, ENROLL NOW. Registration is easy and takes only a few minutes.

Suppliers can also create their own vendor profiles through the portal, eliminating the need to file duplicate forms every time they submit a proposal for a new contract. Also, NJSTART’s business interface allows for the submission of electronic W-9s for the first time, and it expands the quantity of electronic payments enabling prompt payment.

If you represent one of the over 25,000 businesses that have already registered, navigate through the tabs above to view our Vendor Reference Guides and informational videos on various NJSTART topics, download Vendor Forms, or contact Help Desk Support.

Thank you for your interest in doing business with the State of New Jersey. We look forward to your feedback.    

Visit this page often for additional updates and instructions.



To help all those who do business with NJ, we compiled a glossary of NJStart terms. Adobe PDF (75 kb)


The following Quick Reference Guides are provided to help address most questions on how to use NJSTART.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Registration:  Enrolling Your Company in NJSTART

Vendor Registration

Adobe PDF (1.73 mb)   
Establishing a Doing Business As (DBA)    Adobe PDF (305 kb)   
Login/Password Assistance    Adobe PDF (435 kb)   

Vendor Profile Management

Company Information & User Access

Adobe PDF (915 kb)   
Vendor Categories & Certifications    Adobe PDF (1.76 mb)   
Vendor Forms    Adobe PDF (1.02 mb)   
Attaching Files    Adobe PDF (1.02 mb)   

Vendor Bidding Opportunities

Find a Bid
Find a Bid Video (download mp4 video)

Adobe PDF (800 kb)    

Submit a Quote
Submit a Quote Video (download mp4 video)

Adobe PDF (3 mb)    
Accessing Purchase Orders
Adobe PDF (513 kb)    

Registered Vendor Search

Search for Registered Vendors

Adobe PDF (499 kb)    

State Contract Search

How to Search for State Contracts

Adobe PDF (2.45 mb)   


Vendor Forms

The following link provides a complete list of the vendor forms required to do business with the State of New Jersey.  

Vendor Forms

By using NJSTART, vendors can now complete, store and update shortened versions of many of the forms in their profile. In some cases,  vendors may not be required to complete a form at all. It’s important to ensure that this information is correct and up to date; otherwise submissions may be deemed non-responsive.


Help Desk Support

Vendor Support
NJSTART Vendor email support:
NJSTART Vendor phone support – (609) 341-3500  
Staffed Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

State Agency Support

AgencyReferenceGuides(State use Only)

Agency Reference Guides (State use Only)

We are pleased to announce that NJSTART now has a dedicated mailbox for State agency staff only. Please email us at with any questions, technical issues or suggestions.

Doing Business

How to Create a Contract Release Order

Adobe PDF (3.47 mb)   
How to Use a P-Card for Contract Release Orders    Adobe PDF (2.13 mb)    
How to Reconcile P-Card Transactions and Make Payments    Adobe PDF (847 kb)    
Punchout Shopping Guide    Adobe PDF (1.63 mb)    
Purchase Order Receipts    Adobe PDF (780 kb)    
Invoicing    Adobe PDF (1.29 mb)   
How to Search for State Contracts    Adobe PDF (2.45 mb)   

Understanding Information in NJSTART

How to Review Vendor Categories and Certifications

Adobe PDF 1.87 mb)    

How to Look Up NJSTART Vendors in MACS-E & NJCFS    Adobe PDF (1.40 mb)

How to Track Information in Document Types from NJSTART to NJCFS    Adobe PDF (810 kb)   

Agency Organizational Set Up & Support

Quality Control Review & Final Setup Of User Profiles

Adobe PDF (1.48 mb)   
Maintaining Approval Paths    Adobe PDF 2.03 mb)   

User Access & Single Sign-On

User Bulkload Single Sign-On Guide

Adobe PDF (1.04 mb)    
Adding New Agency Users    Adobe PDF (643 kb)   


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