The Printing and Publishing Office strives to fulfill our customers' needs and exceed their expectations by maximizing our resources and integrating partnerships with state contract printing vendors. We strive to reduce the amount of print spend statewide by competitively bidding out all jobs to the vendors to find the lowest cost. We also provide consultation on projects looking for the most cost efficient method of printing to go along with our free in-house design service.
Printing consultants are available to meet and discuss any questions you may have and to guide you through your printing project. Simply contact us between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 302-857-4520.
The Printing and Publishing Office is ready to assist you with the perils of Design. Our staff is knowledgeable in all of the latest standards and techniques of the Design Industry. Our staff can assist you with designing your project or working as a liaison between you and the design firms on state contract. Most of our time goes into understanding your objectives, defining the problem and finally designing the best possible solution.
The Printing and Publishing's in-house services are free of charge. Our in-house resources are limited and not all project needs can be met without the contract vendors. A design consultation meeting can be arranged by contacting Printing and Publishing at (302) 857-4520.
Envelope and Business Card printing has been awarded its own set aside contract through the state Contracting office. Orders for these items are waived from the use of Printing and Publishing services and do not go through our office. Below are links to those contracts. Also Secure Prescription Pads are ordered through the Office of Professional Regulations Tamper Resistant Prescription Pad program and a link to this program is provided below.
Envelope and Business Card Contracts can be found on the Awarded Contracts Directory.
Normal print orders take 7-10 business days from final proof approval to complete production. Should your work order have a more restrictive timeline, please contact Printing and Publishing to discuss your specific needs. Should the specifications of your request require a longer timeline to complete, you will be contacted.
The State Seal for the State of Delaware shall be the Great Seal of the State of Delaware (29 Del. C. § 301). Depending upon your usage of the Great Seal, Coat of Arms, State Flag, or any variation of these, we may need approval from the Secretary of State. The agency's Cabinet Secretary must request permission in writing to the Secretary of State. This letter should state the specific reason, purpose of the usage, where, and how. The letter can be faxed to the Department of State at (302) 739-3811, Attention: Christopher Portante. Estimated turn-around time for approval is 1-5 business days.
“Government Support Services shall provide graphics and printing services, including but not limited to printing, duplicating, photography and photocopying, to all state agencies. If appropriate, the Director of Government Support Services may award a contract in accordance with Chapter 69 of this title. The acquisition of copiers in state buildings which are managed by the Office of Management and Budget, Division of Facilities Management, shall have the approval of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.” Ref. 29 Delaware Code § 6308A(i).