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Vendor Section

How to do Business with Lake County Schools

To learn how to do business with Lake County Schools, click here.

Active Contracts

  • Please select Lake County Schools

*New Vendor Application/ and Vendor Update Application

 (For Payment / Purchase Orders)

The Vendor Set Up Form is used to gather contact information on each individual vendor; in addition, it provides current address and other required information for LCSB purchase order and vendor files.   Please be mindful, this is self-service process therefore, any changes or updates to your profile in Skyward must be submitted using the same online vendor application process.  No changes will be made via email, phone calls or requests made by LCS employees, the vendor must make the request as stated by updating their application. To complete the application process, a W-9 must be emailed to 

Bidder Registration (VendorLink  to Receive Bid Notifications)

Effective July 1, 2019, all bids will be posted on VendorLink. Registration is free. 

Current Bid Opportunities

All open bids are posted on VendorLink

  • To Search Active Bids on VendorLink:
    • Log into VendorLink
    • In the Agency box, select "Lake County Schools"
    • In the Status box, select "Active"

Current Solicitations

All current solicitations can be found on VendorLink effective Jul 1, 2019. To search for current solicitations, request for quotes, or request for information, click here.

Lake County Schools W-9 Form

Provides tax identification information for Lake County Schools

Blank W-9 Form

The W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification Form is a required Federal document which provides tax identification information as well as tax exempt and withholding status information.

W-8 Form

The W-8 Certificate of Foreign Government or Other Foreign Organization for US Tax Withholding is a required Federal document which provides tax identification for foreign governments and organizations.

Jessica Lunsford Act and Vendor Fingerprinting

Lastly, after you are assign a Lake County Schools Vendor ID Number, click on Fingerprint/Badge Registration Instructions which is process through our Human Resources Department (352-253-6543). Please have only one primary contact from each vendor route information needed for Vendor Fingerprinting.