How to become a Safaricom Supplier

    All potential suppliers wishing to do business with Safaricom Ethiopia need to register on our Prospective Supplier Registration Portal and pass our prequalification process.

    The purpose of our supplier registration and prequalification process is to assist Safaricom Ethiopia in the identification and evaluation of potential suppliers who may subsequently be invited to tender for specific goods and services.

    Upon accessing the portal, you will be requested to provide your company’s registration and tax information, contact details, directorship/shareholding, Business references, products and services. You will be required to attach the following mandatory documents in step 4 of 4 of the registration process.

    1. Company Profile – a profile of your company indicating the nature of business, history, organization, capability, etc.
    2. Company Certificate of Registration
    3. Company Tax Identification Certificate
    4. Business Licence
    5. A copy of Financial Statements For Your Last Two Years (if available)

    NB: Please scan digital copies of the above documents before you commence the registration process as you will be required to attach them to proceed.

    Safaricom Ethiopia will review your expression of interest and determine whether to invite your company to participate in our full prequalification process. The prequalification assessment process covers,

    1. Financial capacity
    2. Health and Safety
    3. Licensing and Accreditations
    4. Insurance
    5. Presence of management policies such as codes of conduct
    6. Business experience
    7. Probity and Litigations
    8. Conflict of Interest

    We would be glad to answer any questions or clarifications or comments you may have. Please send us e-mail on

    Policies and Standards

    Before being engaged as supplier for specific goods and services, a Supplier will need to commit to the following policies and standards and will be required to sign all the below declarations:

    1. Safaricom Ethiopia’s Absolute Rules
    2. Safaricom Ethiopia’s Code of Ethical Purchasing
    3. Standard Terms and Conditions of Safaricom Ethiopia’s Purchase Order

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