NEWS OJEU thresholds 2020

The updated procurement thresholds for 2020/2021 were announced by the European Commission on at the end of  2019.

Public sector procurement is currently agreed at EU level. As the UK remains a part of the European Union until a Brexit agreement is made, the new thresholds will apply to all public authorities from 1 January 2020.

Tracker reveals the latest OJEU thresholds below. These thresholds are exclusive of VAT and relate to the full life of the contract.

Public Contracts

OJEU thresholds indicate at what value a contract for goods, works or services must be advertised.

It is mandatory for public sector contracting authorities to adhere to these regulations. However, it is important that suppliers are also aware of advertising thresholds.

Supply, Services and Design Contracts Works Contracts Social and Other Specific Services
Central Government £122,976
€139,000
£4,733,252
€5,350,000
£663,540
€750,000
Other Contracting Authorities £189,330
€214,000
£4,733,252
€5,350,000
£663,540
€750,000
Small Lots £70,778
€80,000
£884,720
€1,000,000
N/A

Utilities Contracts

Supply, Services and Design Contracts Works Contracts Social and Other Specific Services
Utility Authorities £378,660
€428,000
£4,733,252
€5,350,000
£663,540
€750,000

 Concession Contracts

Services or Works Contracts Social and Other Specific Services
All Authorities £4,733,252
€5,350,000
£4,733,252
€5,350,000

 Defence and Security Contracts

Supply, Services and Design Contracts Works Contracts Social and Other Specific Services
Defence and

Security Authorities

£378,660
€428,000
£4,733,252
€5,350,000
N/A

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Last updated on January 6th, 2020

Dec 05, 2019.