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Calls for Tenders

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) 3rd
Provision of services for Scientific and Technical Assistance for improvement of sampling procedures 3rd
Provision of tax and customs information services 4th
IT service management for IT systems integration of the Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union ('ITSM3 Integration') 3rd

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.

  1. Guidebook for tendererspdf(448 kB)
  2. General Terms and Conditions for Information Technologies Contractspdf(216 kB)
  3. Model IT Services Framework Contractpdf(99 kB)
  4. Model IT Services Specific Contractpdf(29 kB)
  5. Model Annex VII (travel costs) to framework contractpdf(13 kB)



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