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Vendor Self-Service (VSS)

Vendors contracted with the City shall register online as a vendor on the City’s Vendor Self-Service (VSS) portal at All contracts, purchase orders, and other documentation is uploaded to VSS from the City’s financial system. Contracts and purchase orders are no longer mailed, faxed, or emailed. All invoices need to be emailed to

  • View upcoming checks
  • View Purchase orders
  • View Contracts
  • Update contact information, addresses, and remit addresses
  • Submit Documents such as W9's and Insurance

All Invoices should be sent to or mailed to:

City of Independence MO

Accounts Payable

PO Box 1019

Independence MO 64051

Invoices must have a PO number, department, or contact number on them.

Substitute W-9 Form

All vendors that do business with the City are required to complete a Substitute W-9 Form and submit it to the City of Independence Accounts Payable Division. The Substitute W-9 provides more detailed information that is not required on the regular IRS W-9 form.

                                                                                                Substitute W-9 Form


Lisa Blann

Accounts Specialist
(816) 325-7081

Kerrie Rhoads

Accounts Specialist
(816) 325-7092