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Public Procurement and State Aid Department assists in issues associated with the implementation of the Public Procurement Act.

Please specify in your query whether you are representing the contracting authority or entity, tenderer/candidate or interested party. We will generally respond to queries within 7 working days.

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Tresholds since 1.09.2017

*EU tresholds since 1.01.2018.

NB! Procurements funded from structural funds follow specific laws and conditions.

Public sector

Contract type Simplified procedure National treshold EU treshold
Goods and services 30 000 60 000 Public authority 144 000
Other 221 000
Design contest - 60 000 Public authority 144 000
Other 221 000
Works 60 000 150 000 5 548 000
Social services - 300 000 750 000
Special services - 60 000 750 000
Services concession 60 000 300 000 5 548 000
Social services concession - 300 000 5 548 000
Special services concession - 60 000 5 548 000
Works concession - 300 000 5 548 000

 

Utilities

Contract type Simplified procedure National treshold EU treshold
Goods and services 60 000 - 443 000
Design contest - 60 000 443 000
Works 300 000 - 5 548 000
Social services - 300 000 1 000 000
Special services - 60 000 1 000 000
Services concession 60 000 300 000 5 548 000
Social services concession - 300 000 5 548 000
Special services concession - 60 000 5 548 000
Works concession - 300 000 5 548 000

 

Defence

Contract type Simplified procedure National treshold EU treshold
Goods and services 60 000 - 443 000
Simplified procedure for services - 300 000 443 000
Works 300 000 - 5 548 000
 

Deadlines since 1.09.2017

 

Deadlines below EU treshold

 

Procedure Requests to participate E-submission Tender submission Tender submission in case of PIN or urgency
Simplified procedure - goods, services, service concessions - 5 working days 5 working days -
Simplified procedure - works - 15 days 15 days -
Open procedure - goods and services - 15 days 20 days 15 days
Open procedure - works - 25 days 25 days 25 days
Limited procedure, competitive procedure with negotiation, competitive dialogue, innovation partnership - goods and services  15 days 15 days 15 days 10 days
Limited procedure, competitive procedure with negotiation, competitive dialogue, innovation partnership - works 15 days 25 days 25 days -
Concessions with requests to participate 30 days 17 days 22 days -
Concessions without requests to participate - 30 days 30 days -

 

Deadlines above EU treshold

 

Procedure Requests to participate Requests to participate due to urgency E-submission Tender submission Tender submission in case of PIN or urgency
Open procedure - goods and services - - 30 days 35 days 15 days
Open procedure - works - - 45 days 45 days 25 days
Limited procedure, competitive procedure with negotiation, competitive dialogue, innovation partnership - goods and services 30 days 15 days 25 days 30 days 10 days
Limited procedure, competitive procedure with negotiation, competitive dialogue, innovation partnership - works 30 days 15 days 25 days 30 days 15 days
Concessions with requests to participate 30 days - 17 days 22 days -
Concessions without requests to participate - - 30 days 30 days -
 

OECD recommendations

 

 

Last updated: 19 June 2018