Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

How to Contract with the Forest Service

The Forest Service works with many businesses in the pursuit of attaining our mission. As a business owner, it is your  responsibility to market and sell your company's products or services to the agency. The following information may assist you in your marketing efforts.

There are three kinds of contracts:

  • Construction: Involves the construction, alteration or repair (including excavating and painting) of buildings, structures or other real property.
  • Service: Directly engages the time and effort of a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task.
  • Supply: Furnishing of a commodity, product or equipment. This also includes the manufacture, fabrication or processing of raw material into a finished product, and may also include procurement of raw materials.

Help yourself understand federal government contracting by visiting the Federal Service Desk and U.S. Small Business Administration