• Prequalification

    Prequalification is necessary to ensure that a vendor has sufficient ability and experience to do the work specified on NCDOT contracts. Once prequalified, the vendors name will show up in the Department's Directory of Firms as prequalified.

    You must have a business NCID to prequalify using our online application. After you get your NCID, complete the form below. We must have this information before you can use our online application.

 Request Access to Online Prequalification System

Once your BUSINESS NCID has been created, enter your NCID information here to request access to the Online Prequalification System.

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*Tax ID for the company or business you wish to access:
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  • Types of Vendors

    There are two types of vendors that do business with NCDOT:
    Contractors -- perform construction or maintenance on transportation facilities, including highways, airports, ferries, etc,

    Central-Let Contracts (Prime) May bid on Central Let projects that can exceed $5 million.

    Division-L​et Contracts (POC) May bid on Division Let projects under $5 million.

    Subcontractor ​​​ May work under a Prime or POC and work on (SBE) contracts.

    Private Engineering Firms (PEF) -- perform services such as engineering design, research, studies, etc.
    Private Engineering Firms (PEF) May submit Letter of Interest (LOI) for advertisements.


    Note: Small Business Enterprise contracts do not require prequalification, but do require SBE certification to bid.
    For more information: SBE certification guidelines.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ ​Delegated Administration Portal

​This portal facilitates access to contract-specific project documentation as contracts are awarded, planned, executed, managed, and closed out. 

To register your organization or to learn more about Delegated Administration, please visit Delegated User Administration.

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