Procurement

Frontex is an autonomous EU Agency and has therefore its own Financial Regulation.

In accordance with this Regulation the relevant provisions of the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the Union (Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 2018/1046 shall apply.

According to the above mentioned  Regulation, Title VII - Procurement and concessions and Annex I - Procurement, the choice of the tender procedure and advertising requirements depend mainly on the threshold amounts of the contracts foreseen and is currently as follows:




Value of the call for tender:
< €15,000.01

Minimum procedure required
Negotiated procedure with a single supplier/service provider

Means of advertising
No advertising

Value of the call for tender:
€15,000.01 - €60,000.00

Minimum procedure required
Negotiated procedure with at least 3 candidates without a contract notice - Low Value Negotiated Procedure

Means of advertising
Advertising on Frontex Webpage

Value of the call for tender:
> €60,000.00 and less
than €139,000 for supplies
and services

Minimum procedure required
Negotiated procedure with at least 5 candidates without a contract notice - Middle Value Negotiated Procedure

Means of advertising
Advertising on Frontex Webpage

Value of the call for tender:
> €139,000.00 supplies
and services

Minimum procedure required
Open tender procedure or restricted tender procedure with a contract notice published in the Official Journal

Means of advertising
TED Webpage and Frontex Webpage

Value of the call for tender:
Services under Annex XIV
to Directive 2014/24/EU

Minimum procedure required
Competitive procedure with negotiation

Means of advertising
TED Webpage and Frontex Webpage

Non-procurement procedures:
Auction Sales

Non-procurement procedures

General questions related to Frontex procurement procedures shall be addressed to: procurement@frontex.europa.eu Expressions of interest related to the Low and Middle Value Negotiated Procedures should be sent to procurement.exante@frontex.europa.eu

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