Nonpublic Information System
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Vendor Screen
To request the addition of a new vendor into the NPIS system, the school must utilize the Vendor Request link.

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Vendor Name: Federal ID:
Vendor Status: Vendor City:
VDMU Number:

Terms and Conditions:

  1. A price quote number must be provided for every state-issued Purchase Order (PO), and the quote must be valid for a minimum of 30 days.
  2. All quotes must include shipping and handling charges, if any pertain.
  3. Shipments must be sent to schools directly (the school’s shipping address will be shown on the PO).
  4. The PA Department of Education must be contacted if the vendor is unable to process the PO. DO NOT FORWARD the PO to another vendor.
  5. If the vendor offers online subscriptions, they cannot BEGIN sooner than July 1st, 2019 or END later than the following June 30th, 2020.
  6. All textbooks and other materials ordered must be secular and non-sectarian in both content and presentation. Orders for any items which do not conform to this condition will be rejected and not filled. In addition, if after filling an order, the Department learns that the items supplied by a vendor do not conform to this condition, that vendor will be removed from the Department’s vendor list.
  7. If the vendor accepts MasterCard purchases, the vendor also agrees to send the state program a receipt for every processed transaction. Electronic copies are preferable and should be sent to the email address on the state-issued PO.

To receive a VDMU number, your firm must first register at:

Ask your vendor to register by going to: