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A message from David Steuber, Assistant Director

A Look to the Future - Building a World Class State Procurement Team

Hello and welcome to the State Procurement Office (SPO), a division of the Arizona Department of Administration.

In compliance with the Arizona Procurement Code and in support of the policy and administrative responsibilities of the State, SPO serves as the State’s central procurement authority and is responsible for the authorization, oversight and management of the contracting and purchasing activities of the State.

Our Purpose:

Simplify, clarify and modernize the law governing procurement by the state.

  1. Simplify, clarify and modernize the law governing procurement by the state.
  2. Permit the continued development of procurement policies and practices.
  3. Make as consistent as possible the procurement laws among various state agencies. 
  4. Provide for increased public confidence in the procedures followed in public procurement.
  5. Ensure the fair and equitable treatment of all persons who deal with the procurement system of this state.
  6. Provide increased economy in state procurement activities and maximize fully practicable in purchasing value of public monies of this state.
  7. Foster effective broad-based competition within the free enterprise system.
  8. Provide safeguards for the maintenance of a procurement system of quality and integrity.
  9. Obtain in a cost-effective and responsive manner the materials, services and construction required by state agencies in order for those agencies to better serve this state’s businesses and residents.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to help accelerate agency performance through value added services and offering agencies world class best practices in procurement.

Our Vision:

To be the #1 State Procurement office in the Nation, where adding value is the norm and customer service is second to none.

A look to the future:

In line with the Governor’s vision, with the support of ADOA, the State Procurement Office’s vision is designed to help lead us in becoming a World Class Procurement team.

Thank you again for visiting and we hope you will find our website informative and user friendly. We welcome your comments, feedback, and suggestions for how we might further enhance our new website. Feel free to submit your feedback to [email protected].

The state of Arizona utilizes the Arizona Procurement Portal (APP) as the E- Procurement system for suppliers and state agencies to conduct procurement business.

Frequently Asked Questions

APP Support

Sign In

The Arizona Cooperative Program allows political subdivisions and non-profit organizations to utilize state contracts to find the goods and services they need.

Register or Renew Membership

How to Purchase Off Of State Contracts

Search Cooperative Contracts

Our suppliers have many resources to interact with the State Procurement Office. Find support for APP, register as a supplier, learn about state business and more.

Procurement Process

How to do Business with the State


Usage Reporting

There are over 120 State Agencies, Boards, and Commissions see our relevant links below and If you are from a state agency be sure to visit our new intranet.

Procurement Process

SPO Intranet Website

Our Team & Directory