Publishing Guidance

Guides, help and resources for organisations who wish to publish tender notices. Click on one of the items below.

1. CPV codes

The CPV, adopted by Regulation (EC) No. 213/2008 is in use since 17/09/2008

1. CPV codes

2. 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

2. EU Procurement Thresholds

3. OJEU Forms

Browse or download the Official Journal (OJEU) forms, on the SIMAP website,style of forms used for notification to the Official Journal through etenders.

SIMAP provides background information, links and automatic exchange tools to public purchasers and businesses interested in embracing public procurement opportunities in Europe.

3. OJEU Forms

4. Guidance on Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency Notices

Guidance on the publication of Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency Notices for Public Sector Authorities and Utilities.

4. Guidance on Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency Notices

5. eTenders Top Tips

The OGP have produced a short checklist to support contracting authorities when publishing competition and award notices on eTenders. This guidance has benefits for users and policy makers and supports the return of consistent and accurate information via eTenders.