European legislation requires that tenders for public contracts where the amounts exceed a certain threshold, which varies according to the type of contract, be published in the Official Journal S series, which can be consulted free of charge in the TED database.
Further information on the EU policy on public procurement can be found on the Commission's website
Planned Calls for tenders 2016 (provisional planning)
|Title||Estimated amount in €||Quarter|
|Provision of services for Scientific and Technical Assistance for revision and translation of chemical names in European Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances database (ECICS)||2nd|
|Provision of services for Scientific and Technical Assistance for improvement of sampling procedures||2nd|
|Review of VAT special scheme for travel agents and options for reform||2nd|
|Provision of tax and customs information services||2nd|
|IT service management for trans-European IT systems of the Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union ('ITSM3 Trans-European')||2nd|
|IT service management for IT systems integration of the Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union ('ITSM3 Integration')||2nd|
|Visiting Fellows programme - Call for expression of interest||-||2nd|
Information concerning Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union's past years grants, building contracts or specific contracts made against framework contracts, can be found by consulting the Financial Transparency System.
Information for tenderers
The following documents are made available by DG Taxation and Customs Union for the information of tenderers.
- Guidebook for tenderers
- General Terms and Conditions for Information Technologies Contracts
- Model IT Services Framework Contract
- Model IT Services Specific Contract
- Model Annex VII (travel costs) to framework contract
Current calls for tenders