PURCHASING AND CONTRACTS
VENDORS AND SUPPLIERS
The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) is a substantial recipient of federal awards from the United States Government. Therefore, effective January 1, 2022, all vendors doing business with VIPA must have a Data Universal Number (DUNS) and must be registered with Sam.Gov.
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PROGRAM
The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) has established the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. DPW receives federal financial assistance from DOT. As a condition of receiving this assistance, DPW has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. DPW is the administrator of the DBE program for the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information, visit DPW's website or call (340) 776-4844.