The appropriate tender procedure and advertising methods are selected on the basis of the amounts estimated for the contracts; they are currently as follows :
|Value of the tender||Minimum procedure required||Advertising|
|<€15 000||Negotiated procedure with a single supplier/service provider||No advertising|
|>€15 000 to
|Negotiated procedure with at least 3 candidates||ECA webpage|
|>€60 000 to <€Directive threshold (currently €140 000 for services/supplies and €5 382 000 for works)|
Negotiated procedure with at least 5 suppliers/service providers, or
Call for expressions of interest (CEI), restricted or open procedure
|≥€Directive threshold (≥€140 000 supplies/services and ≥€5 382 000 works)||Open procedure or restricted procedure with a contract notice published in the Official Journal (TED)||TED (eTendering) and ECA webpage|
|>€60 000 with no upper limit – so called light regime services||Competitive procedure with negotiation||TED (eTendering) and ECA webpage|
Negotiated procedures with an estimated value of between >15 000 and <Directive threshold
All negotiated procedures envisaged by the European Court of Auditors in the >15 000 to <Directive threshold (<€140 000 supplies/services and <€5 382 000 works) range are published below. See: Ex-ante publicity for low and middle value contracts.
This forecast is in no way binding on the Court. Moreover, other procurement procedures may be carried out ad hoc depending on the Court´s needs.
If you are interested in any of the procedures above, please contact us via: contact form, choose the category “Procurement” and provide the following information: subject of the tender procedure, name, address and contact details of your company.
Tender procedures with an estimated value above Directive threshold
All tender procedures with an estimated value above Directive threshold (≥€140 000 supplies/services and ≥€5 382 000 works) are advertised in the Official Journal (TED), which is the primary source of information about large public procurement procedures.
Please note that the European Court of Auditors does not send out hard copies of the tender documentation. All necessary documentation is available electronically on this website and on eTendering through the link provided in the contract notice (point I.3).
If you experience a downloading problem, please contact us via: contact form, choose the category “Procurement” and indicate the reference number and title of the tender procedure you are interested in.
In addition, please note that explanations concerning the documentation and/or any amendments may be published during the period of time allowed for the submission of bids. Any additional information will be available only on eTendering accessible through the link provided in the contract notice (point I.3) so the
tenderers are strongly advised to consult it at regular intervals as additional information may be added at any time up to the closing date for submission of tenders.