IDHR Vendor Eligibility Number


The Public Contracts Unit registers entities seeking to establish eligibility status for competitive bidding on State contracts.  Entities registering with the Department receive an IDHR Eligibility Number.  The IDHR Eligibility Number demonstrates proof of registration within the department.

If you have a question regarding an IDHR Eligibility number, please read the list below:


  1. How do I obtain an IDHR Eligibility number?


    You will need the following information available before filling out the Employee Report Form (PC-1): 



  2. How do I check to see if an entity has an IDHR Eligibility Number or locate my IDHR Eligibility Number?
    The Department publishes a list of registered entities on the Data.Illinois.Gov web site. This list is updated on a monthly basis.  Check the Status of an IDHR Eligibility Number to gather the following information:


      • IDHR number
      • Company name
      • City
      • State
      • Zip code
      • Expiration data

If you do not find the information you are looking for, please contact the Public Contracts Unit by Email.  The Public Contracts Unit can also be contacted at the following address or telephone number:


Public Contracts Unit
Illinois Department of Human Rights
100 West Randolph Street
Suite 10-100
Chicago, IL  60601
(312) 814-2431 (telephone)
(312) 814-2397 (fax)