Business Licensing
111 Chesterfield St. S • Aiken, SC 29801 • 803-642-7642

City of Aiken Vendor Application Process

To register as a Vendor with the City of Aiken you will need to complete the Vendor Application and submit with all required documentation. Below has all relevant information that may be needed when completing the application process.

Vendor Application

Please submit the below completed form with all required documentation. If you have questions regarding the Vendor Application Process, please contact the Purchasing Manager at 803-642-7787 or via online.

Business License Requirements

Anyone conducting business inside the City of Aiken is required to have a business license. Please review licensing information at Business Licensing. You can also reach the Business License Administrator at 803-642-7642 or via email online.

Insurance Requirements

General liability coverage with a minimum limit of $1,000,000 per occurrence. The City of Aiken must be listed as an additional insured with respect to this coverage. Proof of coverage must be provided in the form of a certificate of insurance.

All must provide proof of workers’ compensation coverage. Proof of coverage must be provided in the form of a certificate of insurance.

Certificates must be made out to:
City of Aiken
Attn: Risk Management
P.O. Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Any other questions relating to Insurance requirements, please contact the Risk Manager at 803-643-2124 or online.

Vendor Code Listing

Please use the link below to search for the vendor codes required when completing the application.


If you are a new vendor, please attach a completed W-9 form with your application. All W-9s should be submitted to Accounts Payable. For questions regarding W-9s, please contact our Accounts Payable team online.

Direct Payment Request Form

In order to complete authorization for ACH you will need to complete the form below. This form details the requirements to enroll in ACH payments. We either need to receive a voided check or a letter from your bank confirming your account details. Documentation can be mailed to PO Box 1177 Aiken, SC 29802 or submitted in our office at 111 Chesterfield St S., Aiken, SC 29801.