Why Register at FedBizOpps.com

Download your Free Instructions on How to Register in FBO & Create Email Bid Alerts

FedBidOpps (FBO.gov) is the main bid board where every government agency places their available solicitations and government contracts that are available to be bid on. Download our FREE instructional packet that will show you a few quick steps on to register your business and start receiving email bid alerts directly to your inbox!
Businesses interested in contracting with the federal government can find solicitations, subcontracting, awards, pre-solicitations, sources sought notices, cancellation notices, and teaming information for contracts valued at more than $25,000 at FedBizOpps.gov.

FBO.gov lets users search by:

  • Keyword or Solicitation Number
  • Opportunity/Procurement Type
  • Posted Date
  • Response Deadline
  • Last Modified Date
  • Contract Award Date
  • Place of Performance ZIP Code
  • Place of Performance State
  • Set-Aside Code (set-aside solicitations allow only specified business concerns)
  • Classification Code
  • NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) Code
  • Agency/Office/Location(s)
  • Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action
  • J&A Statutory Authority

Registered FBO users can:

  • Set up search agents
  • Get regular updates on opportunities that align with search criteria
  • Add opportunities to a watched list (similar to a favorites list)
  • Review documents associated with the opportunity

With FBO, vendors can:

  • Add themselves to a contract’s Interested Vendor’s List, which lets other vendors know that they’re interested in — or believe they can fulfill the terms of — this contract.
  • Request explicit access to view controlled, unclassified packages with explicit access designation.
  • Respond electronically to RFIs, RFQs, and RFPs directly through the web site, when a buyer has enabled this method of response.

Government Buyers and/or properly registered government contracts, once registered in FBO, can:

  • Create, maintain, and update a buyer profile
  • Create, modify/amend, or cancel an Opportunity Notice
  • Manage document package content, and vendor accessibility to package┬ádocuments
  • Upload non-sensitive┬ádocuments (and attach existing controlled, unclassified documents to notices)
  • Receive and electronically evaluate vendor proposals, quotes, and information
  • Create non-FBO solicitation links to packages not tied to FBO solicitations

Benefits of Registering

You don’t have to register to search for opportunities on FedBizOpps.com, but registering lets you:

  • Set up search agents and a watch list
  • Access and review information not made available to unregistered viewers, such as documentation accompanying a solicitation.
  • Submit an electronic bid