Accounts Payable Advisory No. 45

Accounts Payable Advisory
Office of Operations
Bureau of State Expenditures
Advisory Name
Electronic Purchase Order Dispatch
Date Issued
Date Last Updated


Alternate “one-time” email address for PO dispatch.


Guide to Financial Operations (GFO), Chapter XI-A, Section 7 – Electronic Purchase Order Authorization and Purchase Order Dispatch


The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) has updated the policy and procedures regarding electronic purchase order dispatch. Agencies can now enter an email address on a PO if (i) there is a need to email the PO to an email address that is different than the existing default ordering email address or (ii) the vendor is not enrolled in email PO dispatch and the agency wishes to dispatch the PO via email. See the Guide to Financial Operations, XI-A.7, for more detail.