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VIPR: Vendor Application

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Log into the VIPR Vendor Application

IMPORTANT: The vendor application is available now for vendors to use when responding to solicitations or modifications for ALL resources.

Help with the Vendor App

VIPR Vendor Survey

The Forest Service had asked you to give us your feedback in online surveys regarding VIPR customer service and support as well as VIPR system functionality and availability. A summary of the results from the online surveys, to include concerns, changes that have been implemented as a result of the feedback received, and actions for the furture is now available.

VIPR 2020 Template Market Research – RESPONSES due Friday, June 14

RESPONSE TOOL: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2020VIPRTemplateMarketResearch

All vendors and interested parties are invited to provide market research feedback to the significant recommended changes to the 2020 Templates. The following templates are included in this market research effort:

  • FALLER
  • FUEL TENDER
  • HEAVY EQUIPMENT
  • MECHANIC with SERVICE TRUCK
  • VEHICLE with DRIVER
  • TENT

Click on the link above to submit your response. Please follow the instructions carefully and remember you don’t have to respond to all questions. You can respond only to the ones of interest to your company. Responses must be submitted through the online response tool; emails will not be accepted. Thank you for your involvement in ongoing market research and improvements to the VIPR I-BPA program.

Notice for Vendors Registering in the Vendor Application: If a vendor has a new SAM record that is "In Progress" or "Submitted," then it is still being processed by SAM and is not available for other applications, yet, i.e. VIPR. When registering in the vendor application, the vendor will get a "DUNS not found in SAM" error message, but will still be able to proceed with the vendor registration. However, a vendor's SAM record MUST have an "Active" status before the vendor will be considered eligible to receive an award. For more information, see the Overview for Using the Vendor App.
Notice for vendors who use Internet Explorer 9: Please see important message about browser incompatibility issues with VIPR…read more
Notice for all vendors: Please ensure that you have identified vipr@fs.fed.us as a trusted source for receiving emails. We have seen instances where some email servers reject these emails as "spoofing" and/or a sign of "phishing" or "scamming."

The VIPR application is available for vendors to use when responding to solicitations or modifications for all resources. VIPR is now interconnected with the System for Award Management (SAM), which means vendors who use VIPR MUST have active SAM accounts. Also, VIPR vendors MUST ensure their vendor company name, company DBA, company address and mailing address in VIPR match the information that is in their SAM records.


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