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VR Vendor Qualification Process


VR Vendor Qualifications Process

Rehabilitation Technology Providers


Step 1: Potential Vendor submits the following information to the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Vendor Certification Unit:


  • Standard Vendor Application

  • A copy of Federal Employer’s Identification Tax Certificate (W-9) or a copy of your Social Security Card.

  • Copy of occupational license issued by a county/city municipality.

  • Copies of insurance coverage


Step 2: Upon receipt of the completed application package and supporting documents, the Vendor Certification Unit forwards the application to the Rehabilitation Engineering & Technology Program (RETP) at the University of South Florida


Step 3: The RETP may request additional documentation/information such as vendor application forms for

Vehicle Modification, and/or,

Wheelchair/Scooter, and/or,

Driver Rehabilitation Specialist 

NOTE: the above form(s) should be filled only after VR approval of your Standard Vendor Application as given in Step 1.

from each interested vendor and/or conduct an on-site visit in order to make recommendations regarding the vendor meeting the minimum qualifications. Based on this review, the RETP submits a written recommendation to the Vendor Certification Unit within 30 calendar days regarding the prospective vendor’s ability to provide rehabilitation technology products and services.


Step 4: Upon receipt of this written recommendation, the Vendor Certification Unit will make its determination and notify the prospective vendor of approval or denial.


Contact Information:


VR Vendor Certification Unit

2002-A Old Saint Augustine Rd.

Tallahassee, FL  32310

Tel: 1-800-451-4327


Fax: 1-850-245-3394

Web page:


USF-Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology Program

College of Engineering, ENB118

University of South Florida

4202 East Fowler Ave.

Tampa, Florida 33620

Telephone: (813) 974-5346 / (813) 974-3977

                    1-866 RE-AT-USF


Fax:             (813) 974-3369

Web page:


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Last Modified on Wednesday December 15, 2010