How To Do Business With Craven County

It is the intent of Craven County Finance to make Vendor-County relations pleasant, professional, and mutually beneficial for both the vendor and the County. The purpose of the purchasing function is to maintain the continuity of services and supplies to the various County departments by purchasing at the lowest cost consistent with the quality and quantity required.

All companies are encouraged to pursue opportunities with Craven County. Vendors and sales representatives are invited to call on the purchasing agent Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm. An appointment prior to arrival is required.

The Purchasing Agent maintains a bid supplier list by commodity. To add your company to this list, you may download the vendor application below. Please complete the application including W-9 and return to the address/fax/email shown on the application.

Vendor Application Form

A completed vendor application does not entitle a vendor to any particular solicitation nor does it guarantee that your company will receive notification of bid opportunities. Companies are encouraged to visit the Craven County Government Bid Opportunities website: regularly. It is the potential bidder’s responsibility to periodically check the website and make contact with the appropriate official listed as the bid contact.

Please return the completed forms to the Craven County Finance Department via fax to (252) 636-6638 or by email at

Forms can also be mailed to this address: Craven County Government
Attn: Finance Department
406 Craven St
New Bern, NC 28560

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call (252) 636-6603.



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