APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF QUALIFICATION
•This form must be completed not less than five days before bids are opened if all joint venture partners hold
Contractor Qualification Certificates as individuals or not less than thirty days before bids are opened if a joint venture
partner does not hold a certificate.
•All information must be provided or this form may not be processed.
•This form must be signed by all joint venture partners and must include:
The name of an individual who shall have power of attorney to act for and bind all of the joint
venture partners, which power of attorney shall be filed with the signed contract; and
The mailing address and street address of the joint venture.
•Each joint-venture entity must possess an individual digital identification number issued by BidX.
•Return this form and direct all questions regarding this form to the Office of Contracts, Contractor
Qualification section, 1980 West Broad Street, 1 Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43223, (800) 461-2823 or (614) 466-
Joint Venture Information
-All contract bonds and all insurance must be in the name of the joint venture and shall be binding on and apply to all
members of the joint venture jointly and severally.
-Each joint venture partner will receive a contractor evaluation for this project. The evaluation score will be added to
each joint venture partner’s yearly scores in order to determine each partner’s multiplying factor.
-The joint venture entity is not required to obtain a new Certificate of Compliance from the Department of
Administrative Services, EEO as long as both partners possess a separate Certificate of Compliance as required by
-The joint venture entity is not required to obtain a new Risk Number from the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s
Compensation or enroll in the Drug-free Workplace Program (DFWP) as long as both partners have their own Risk
Number and are enrolled with the DFWP in accordance with Ohio law.
-In order for a joint-venture bid to be valid, only the joint-venture digital ID can be used when
submitting the bid.
- Mark your Expedite (EBS) bid as a Joint Bid upon submission. You can do this by going to the
Expedite Tools Menu and selecting Joint Bid.
Joint Venture Partners:
Company Name Company Name
Physical) Mailing Address Physical) Mailing Address
City, State Zip City, State Zip
Signature of an Officer of the Joint Venture Partner Signature of an Officer of the Joint Venture Partner
Joint Venture Name and Address
Signature of an Officer of the Joint Venture Partner
_____________________________________________________________ is the person who shall have power of attorney to act for and bind the Joint Venture.