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Book Resellers

If you are a book reseller and would like to resell U.S. Federal Government available for sale from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Sales Program, please contact Maureen Whelan, Sales Manager, at 202-512-2245 by phone, 202-330-5068 by fax, or [email protected] by email.

In your correspondence, please include:

  • Company Name
  • Number of years in business
  • Bill to and ship to location(s)
  • Primary contact(s) especially billing and warehousing managers
  • Phone and fax number, and
  • Email addresses

How does the GPO Reseller Program work?

The GPO Sales Program extends a prepaid, 25% nonreturnable discount on most print titles (excluding subscriptions) available for sale through our Sales Program.  

If you are not familiar with our titles, please check our online bookstore to find items that may interest you and/or your patrons.

When placing an order, please include:

  • Your book reseller/bookdealer code
  • The ISBN, GPO Stock Number, title name, format, and list price of the item(s) you wish to purchase.

NOTE: NO FURTHER DISCOUNTS FOR ALREADY REDUCED SALE ITEMS.

Discounts

Large Quantity Bulk Order Discount

GPO extends a 25%  discount on the domestic price of a product to customers who order 100 or more copies of a single title for delivery to a single address. (Learn more)

Reseller Discount

Designated bookstores at educational institutions and book dealers may also receive a 25% discount on the domestic price of a product when the product is delivered to the bookstore’s or dealer’s normal business address. This business discount applies to single as well as multiple copies of a title.

No discount is allowed for shipments delivered to a third party unless the quantity of a single title is equal to or greater than one hundred copies.

Questions

If you qualify for a discount, please contact the GPO Customer Contact Center for exact pricing.

Excluded Products

*Please note, discounts do not apply to products that are labeled "no discount allowed."

Large Quantity Bulk Purchases

The US Government Publishing Office (GPO) Sales Program offers a prepaid, 25% nonreturnable discount for single title purchases of 100 or more units that are shipped to a single destination address.

Pre-payment Methods

We accept the following methods of pre-payment:

Credit Cards

Prepayment is accepted with a credit card, check, or money order.   US Government Publishing Office accepts Mastercard, VISA, DISCOVER/NOVUS, and American Express credit cards.

All credit card orders must include the account number and expiration date of the credit card as well as the name or company as it appears on the card.

Checks

Checks and money orders should be made payable to the Superintendent of Documents and should be drawn on U.S. banks.

The Government Publishing Office does not accept foreign currency, postage stamps, checks drawn on foreign banks, or checks drawn on Canadian banks for less than U.S. $4.00. Checks returned by a bank as uncollectible are subject to a penalty of not less than $5.00 and up to ten percent of the value of the check.

GPO Deposit Accounts

Payments made by Superintendent of Documents deposit account must include the account number.

Shipping Your Bulk Order

Standard shipping charges for your bulk purchase are already included in the prices you pay. For deliveries within the United States, your items are shipped via the most elonomical means available.

Special shipping options via USPS and/or UPS are available.

For more information, please contact the GPO Contact Center.  Email: [email protected].

Vendor Inquiries

If you are a vendor with products or services to sell to GPO, please visit our Doing Business with GPO section of the main GPO website.

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