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UCLA's Procurement Card (PCard) is a Visa® card for staff and faculty members who have buying responsibilities. The card simplifies purchasing of most routine, low-cost goods and services. See Related Information to learn more about the PCard.

Procurement Card Benefits

  • Accepted by all vendors that take Visa® 
  • Ensures payment to vendors within 48 hours
  • Eliminates purchase orders and invoice processing
  • Combines ordering and paying into a single process

Common PCard Purchases

  • Amazon purchases through the dedicated Amazon Business account
  • Professional memberships for domestic companies with a duration of one year or less
  • Domestic job postings.

See more common purchases here.

Common PCard Restrictions

  • Individual transaction amounts are set by each individual department up to the program limit maximums (including tax, freight, and handling charges).
  • Built-in controls prohibit restricted purchases. Review the PCard Quick Reference Guide and "How to Request an Exception" training material for additional information.
  • Foreign purchases are limited.

See more common PCard restrictions here.