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Contractor Prequalification

In accordance with Section 20111.6 of the Public Contract Code, Notice is hereby given that the Visalia Unified School District (“District”) has determined that All Contractors submitting bids to perform as either a General (Prime) Contractor, or Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing Subcontractors involving projected contracts of one million dollars ($1,000,000) or more must be pre-qualified prior to submitting bids on certain projects. Notification of which projects are subject to pre-qualification will be included in the applicable bid documents.

For projects subject to pre-qualification, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing subcontractors are contractors pursuant to Section 7058 of the Business and Professions Code holding a C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, or C-46 license.


  • Applications will be accepted now and will be due by January 31, 2023 and be valid until December 31, 2023, at which time a new pre-qualification period shall commence. Any application sent passed January 31 will not be accepted.
  • For projects out to bid and subject to pre-qualification: Bidders may submit a completed pre-qualification application not less than ten (10) business days prior to the date fixed for receipt of bids.
  • For projects out to bid and subject to pre-qualification: A notification of pre-qualified bidders will be made available via addendum at least five (5) business days prior to the date fixed for receipt of bids.

This prequalification packet includes a questionnaire and financial statement, to be verified under oath.  The District will use the information and documentation required by the packet to prequalify general contractors and mechanical, electrical and plumbing subcontractors in accordance with applicable law.

Please use the links below to review the application procedures and to download the Excel application.

Please return the original application and all attachments to: 

Visalia Unified School District

Attn: Facilities Department

5000 W Cypress Ave

Visalia, CA 93277

Related Files

2023 Annual Pre-qualification Notice

2023 Annual Pre-qualification Notice

VUSD Prequalification Application

VUSD Prequalification Application

Prequalification Procedures

Prequalification Procedures