EC Procurement Thresholds

The directives set out detailed procedures for the award of contracts whose value equals or exceeds specific thresholds. Details of the thresholds, applying from the 1st of January 2014 are given below. Thresholds are net of VAT.

EC Procurement Thresholds - from 1 January 2014

    Supplies Services Works
Public Contracts Government Departments & Offices £111,676
(€134,000)
£111,676
(€134,000)
£4,322,012
(€5,186,0000)
Local and Regional Authorities and Other public sector authorities £172,514
(€207,000)
£172,514
(€207,000)
£4,322,012
(€5,186,000)
Utilities Contracts   £345,028
(€414,000)
£345,028
(€414,000)
£4,322,012
(€5,186,000)
Defence & Security Contracts   £345,028
(€414,000)
£345,028
(€414,000)
£4,322,012
(€5,186,000)