Steps to get an NYC FMS vendor number:

  1. Complete the Substitute W-9 Form, you can see instructions to complete this form.
  2. Vendors should fax the Substitute W-9 Form the requestor. It could be the at the school or office level.
  3. The School (or office) completes the Vendor Add Form, including the reason for addition. (Note: This online form is ONLY available from an administrative computer in a school/office).

It takes about 4 weeks to be assigned a vendor number.  For additional information about this process, contact the Finance Service Center at (718) 935-2300.