FAQs for VENDORS

1. How does DARe LINKS work for vendors?


Local businesses can register as a vendor in the DARe LINKS Portal where DARe will facilitate linkages between participating Clients and registered vendors based on Client requirements through the online platform.

Registration goes through a one-time verification process; however, vendors may edit to update the information as when they need.

Through the Portal, MSMEs can...

  • Be part of the supplier directory of verified vendors
  • Respond to advertised new opportunities including any EOIs, tenders, requests for quotations and proposals
  • Track submissions’ status through the Portal
  • Report delivered services
  • Provide feedback on linkage experience
  • Early bird registrations for upcoming IBA courses




2. How can DARe LINKS help your business?


  • Connect your business with Local Clients through the DARe LINKS Portal
  • Highlight your business to Clients in this online business matching platform
  • Generate new leads with Clients and other registered vendors
  • Develop your business by increasing sales awareness and reach
  • Meet international standards to improve the quality of your business, products and/or services
  • Develop and Promote demand for local products for potential import substitution
  • Gain Clients’ trust in your business
  • Provide access to various training




3. How do I register as a vendor?


MSMEs can register as a vendor the DARe LINKS Portal at https://darelinks.dare.gov.bn/ . The following documentation is required for registration:

For sole proprietors:

  • Certificate of Registration (Section 16) and Business Name Extract (or Section 17)
  • Copy of Identification of the business owner

For limited liability company (Sdn Bhd):

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Particulars of Directors and Managers (Form X)
  • Copy of Identification of Key Executives/Shareholders

It is recommended that all documents are uploaded in PDF format in their respective fields.




4. What information will be collected from the companies during the programme?


DARe will monitor vendors’ activities through:

  • Milestones / KPI achieved
  • Revenue from linkage
  • Feedback on effectiveness of DARe’s assistance

*KPIs can be tracked based on the following areas: employment, quantity of contracts, the size of contracts, change in turnover, etc.

Large companies will be required to share:

  • Contract value of successful linkages
  • Satisfaction rating
  • Programme feedback via survey




5. How can I access the DARe LINKS Portal?


You can access the DARe LINKS Portal by registering as a vendor at darelinks.dare.gov.bn




6. I have registered through the portal, how long does it take for my account to be verified by DARe?


Please allow a maximum of 3-5 working days for the application to be verified.




7. How will my information be used in the DARe LINKS Portal?


Any information you shared through the DARe LINKS Portal will be kept confidential and used for DARe’s monitoring perusal only.





FAQs for CLIENTS

1. How does DARe LINKS work for vendors?


Local businesses can register as a vendor in the DARe LINKS Portal where DARe will facilitate linkages between participating Clients and registered vendors based on Client requirements through the online platform.

Registration goes through a one-time verification process; however, vendors may edit to update the information as when they need.

Through the Portal, MSMEs can...

  • Be part of the supplier directory of verified vendors
  • Respond to advertised new opportunities including any EOIs, tenders, requests for quotations and proposals
  • Track submissions’ status through the Portal
  • Report delivered services
  • Provide feedback on linkage experience
  • Early bird registrations for upcoming IBA courses




2. How can DARe LINKS help your business?


  • Connect your business with Local Clients through the DARe LINKS Portal
  • Highlight your business to Clients in this online business matching platform
  • Generate new leads with Clients and other registered vendors
  • Develop your business by increasing sales awareness and reach
  • Meet international standards to improve the quality of your business, products and/or services
  • Develop and Promote demand for local products for potential import substitution
  • Gain Clients’ trust in your business
  • Provide access to various training




3. How do I register as a vendor?


MSMEs can register as a vendor the DARe LINKS Portal at https://darelinks.dare.gov.bn/ . The following documentation is required for registration:

For sole proprietors:

  • Certificate of Registration (Section 16) and Business Name Extract (or Section 17)
  • Copy of Identification of the business owner

For limited liability company (Sdn Bhd):

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Particulars of Directors and Managers (Form X)
  • Copy of Identification of Key Executives/Shareholders

It is recommended that all documents are uploaded in PDF format in their respective fields.




4. What information will be collected from the companies during the programme?


DARe will monitor vendors’ activities through:

  • Milestones / KPI achieved
  • Revenue from linkage
  • Feedback on effectiveness of DARe’s assistance

*KPIs can be tracked based on the following areas: employment, quantity of contracts, the size of contracts, change in turnover, etc.

Large companies will be required to share:

  • Contract value of successful linkages
  • Satisfaction rating
  • Programme feedback via survey




5. How can I access the DARe LINKS Portal?


You can access the DARe LINKS Portal by registering as a vendor at darelinks.dare.gov.bn




6. I have registered through the portal, how long does it take for my account to be verified by DARe?


Please allow a maximum of 3-5 working days for the application to be verified.




7. How will my information be used in the DARe LINKS Portal?


Any information you shared through the DARe LINKS Portal will be kept confidential and used for DARe’s monitoring perusal only.