What is NIGP Code?
NIGP Code is a universal taxonomy for identifying commodities and services in procurement systems. It is available as a 3-digit class code, a 5-digit class-item code, a 7-digit class-item-group code, and a detailed 11-digit code. The NIGP Commodity and Service Code is the solution that, when mixed with a good procurement software package, brings order and efficiency to public procurement programs.
NIGP released the first version of the NIGP Code in 1984. Since then the NIGP Code has been adopted by more than 1,400 government users and continues to grow.
Discounts for NIGP Members
NIGP Code license is available to NIGP National Agency Members at a 10% discount off the standard governmental rates.
This discount applies to both new licensees and current license holders. The discount for NIGP National Members will continue for the duration of the license; including annual license renewals.
Partnership with Periscope
The Code is maintained and supported by Periscope, an Austin-based technology holding company focused on the public sector and the sole custodian and marketer of the Code under an ongoing agreement with NIGP. The Code is the most widely used commodity/services code in the public sector and is utilized by 1400 governmental entities, including 30 states.