Information for Suppliers

Purchase Orders: Suppliers please note that the Purchase Order is subject to our terms and conditions available at the below link:

UCC Standard Terms and Conditions (40kB) 


All tenders and invitations for Expressions of Interest at UCC are conducted using the Irish Governments E-tenders portal in accordance with legal requirements and guidelines. There are a number of procedures available on the e-tenders website depending on the supply of service, open and restricted. UCC do not issue tender documentation directly to suppliers. 

On the e-tenders website select the contract you are interested in and "Record your Interest" when prompted.  All contract details, including tender documentation, will then be available for downloading from the e-tenders site.    Suppliers must be registered with the e-tenders site before any documentation can be issued to them.  Registration is free of charge.

E-tenders can also be contacted on (01) 617 7944 or

Q: Whom do I contact with questions about a vendor invoice?

A: All vendor invoices enquiries go to Accounts Payable.  They can be contacted at the following email address -

Q: How to initiate business with University College Cork?

A: Register appropriately on e-Tenders to be notified of relevant tenders published by University College Cork.

Q: Who do I send invoices to and who do I contact for invoice queries?

A: Send invoices to the relevant Department in University College Cork and contact Accounts Payable for all invoice queries.

Q: How do I apply for a Tax Clearance Certificate and why do I need one?

A: University College Cork is required by legislation to obtain a Tax Clearance Certificate from:

  • An individual, partnership or company who supply the University with goods or services with a value of €10,000 (or equivalent).
  • People who are regular suppliers to the University, and their annual business with the University exceeds €10,000 (or equivalent)

If you exceed this threshold, we will be unable to release payments for your firm until we receive your Tax Clearance Certificate for tax purposes.

Please follow the link below for more information on how to obtain your Tax Clearance Certificate:

Procurement & Contracts Map (1,882kB) (1,882kB)

Location of Office

Number: 34

Grid: F6

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