The European Commission has now published the Contract Notice of a new call for tenders TRAD19 available in all EU languages as announced in the Prior Information Notice.

This call for tenders is for translation services from or into English (EN) and from or into French (FR) in combination with another EU official language. There are 49 language combinations or 'lots' sought.

  • English (EN) into BG, HR, CS, DA, NL, ET, FI, FR, DE, EL, HU, GA, IT, LV, LT, MT, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, ES and SV
  • BG, HR, CS, NL, FI, FR, DE, EL, HU, IT, LV, LT, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, ES and SV into English (EN)
  • DE, EL, ES, IT and NL into French (FR)
  • French (FR) into DE and NL


Questions may be submitted via the call for tenders functional mailbox:


Please read all tender documentation and instructions carefully. Do not apply until you have read all the information. Pay special attention to instructions on how to draw up and submit your tender.

Contract notice: EU Official Journal  2019/S 096-231089, 20 May 2019

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While preparing your tender, please consult our Questions and Answers regularly. We will be publishing any clarifications requested by bidders.

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Please complete the Annexes to the tender specifications, including the electronic tender registration form (point 1.4 of the Annexes to the tender specifications).

Information sessions

Check the date of the Information sessions scheduled in the Member States as from 21 May 2019.

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