How to Become a MoDOT Subcontractor 

If a company is an approved prime contractor with a current questionnaire on file, or has worked as a subcontractor for MoDOT in the last five years, they may work as a subcontractor provided they have a current Certificate of Insurance on file with us.

If a company is neither a current prime contractor and has not performed subcontracting work for MoDOT in the past then they  must follow the below process to become an approved subcontractor. 

Vendor To Be Registered as a Subcontractor 

A vendor who wishes to become an approved  subcontractor with MoDOT, must submit the following information:

  • A letter on company letter head stating your request to become an approved subcontractor.  Please include your address, telephone number, fax number, email address and contact name.
  • List of Equipment - Please list the make and model of equipment. (i.e. 2005 John Deere 200 CLC excavator)
  • Work History - Please submit a list of completed similar projects showing the contract amount, type of work, when completed, location and project owner. 
  • Letter of reference from your bank - In the letter from the bank state reputation of contractor with the banking establishment, how long you have been with this bank, and character of the company.
  • Secretary of State registration - Please attach a copy of the organization's current and annual registration report on file with the Corporate Division of the Missouri Standard Specification For Highway Construction.  Link: Secretary of State
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance - Please submit a Certificate of Liability Insurance with limits stated in Sec 107.13 of the Missouri Standard Specification For Highway Construction. Link: Specification Sec 107
  • Transient Certificate - Please show registration as a Transient Employer with the Department of Revenue if your company is out-of-state.  Link: Department of Revenue

Send Information to:

Jennifer Smith
Construction Contract Administrator
Construction and Materials
Contact Info

Missouri Department of Transportation
PO Box 270
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-751-8305
Fax: 573-522-8416