Business Development & Procurement Services
Who can bid on a City of Dallas contract?
All interested firms, including M/WBEs, can bid on City contracts.
How do I bid on a City of Dallas contract?
For information on the bidding process, please contact the City of Dallas Procurement Services at the following:
City of Dallas
Where can I obtain information on how to start a business?
For information on how to start a small business, please contact one of the following:
Where can I get loan or grant (financing) information for small businesses?
For information on loans or grants, please contact the following:
Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development
Where can I obtain information on bonding and insurance when bidding on a City of Dallas contract?
Bonding and insurance information can be obtained by contacting the City of Dallas at 214 671-9277.
How do I get a license or permit to do business in the City of Dallas?
For business licensing and permit information you must contact the City's One Stop Permit Center at:
How do I register an assumed business name?
To register an assumed business name you must contact the Dallas County Clerk's Office at the following:
509 Main Street, 2nd Floor
How do I get a Federal Tax ID number?
To receive a Federal Tax ID number, please contact the Internal Revenue Service at 1 (800) 829-3676.
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