General Procurement Guidance

Guidance on various aspects of public procurement, including guidelines on national and EU public procurement procedures. Click on one of the items below.

1. Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services July 2017

The purpose of these guidelines is to promote best practice and consistency of application of the public procurement rules in relation to the purchase of goods and services.

1. Public Procurement Guidelines

2. Capital Works Management Framework

Capital Works Management Framework can be found on the Construction Procurement website under the following link: http://www.constructionprocurement.gov.ie

2 . Capital Works Management Framework

3. EU Procurement Thresholds

The Thresholds (exclusive of VAT) above which advertising of contracts in the Official Journal of the EU is obligatory, applicable from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019

3. EU Procurement Thresholds

4. Guidance on Framework Agreements

The guidance outlines the procedures for establishing frameworks, types of frameworks (single supplier, multiple suppliers) and procedure for award of contracts based on frameworks.

4. Guidance on Framework Agreements

5. Department of Finance Circular 40/02

Procedures for the approval of certain contracts in the central government sector.

5. Department of Finance Circular 40/02

6. Department of Finance Circular 40/02 - Annual Report Template

Template for recording the approval of certain contracts in the central government sector.

6. Annual Report Template

7. Circular 10/14 & Guidance on measures to faciliate participation of SMEs in public procurement

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform Circular 10/14: Facilitating SME Participation in Public Procurement & Guidance for Public Contracting Authorities.

7. Circular 10/14 & Guidance on measures to facilitate participation of SMEs in public procurement