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EU Thresholds

Summary of thresholds from 1 January 2018 (net of VAT)
PROCUREMENT REFORM (SCOTLAND) ACT 2014
TYPE OF CONTRACT
THRESHOLD

Public contract (other than public works contract)

£50,000

Public works contract

£2,000,000

PUBLIC CONTRACTS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2015
 
SUPPLIES
SERVICES
WORKS

Entities listed in Schedule 1 1

£118,133

€144,000

£118,133

€144,000

£4,551,413

€5,548,000

Other public sector contracting authorities

£181,302

€221,000

£181,302

€221,000

£4,551,413

€5,548,000

Contracts subsidised by a contracting authority 2

N/A

£181,302

€221,000

£4,551,413

€5,548,000

Small lots

£65,630

€80,000

£65,630

€80,000

£820,370

€1,000,000

Social and other specified services in Schedule 3

N/A

£615,278

€750,000

N/A

UTILITIES CONTRACTS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2016
 
SUPPLIES
SERVICES
WORKS

All sectors

£363,424

€443,000

£363,424

€443,000

£4,551,413

€5,548,000

Small lots

£65,630

€80,000

£65,630

€80,000

£820,370

€1,000,000

CONCESSIONS CONTRACTS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2016
 
SUPPLIES
SERVICES
WORKS

All sectors

N/A

£4,551,413

€5,548,000

£4,551,413

€5,548,000

DEFENCE AND SECURITY PUBLIC CONTRACTS REGULATIONS 2011
 
SUPPLIES
SERVICES
WORKS

All sectors

£363,424

€443,000

£363,424

€443,000

£4,551,413

€5,548,000

Small lots

£65,630

€80,000

£65,630

€80,000

£820,370

€1,000,000

1 Schedule 1 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 lists central government bodies. These thresholds will also apply to any successor bodies.

2 Regulation 14 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 specifies what constitutes a subsidised contract.

 
Summary of thresholds from 18 April 2016 (net of VAT)
PROCUREMENT REFORM (SCOTLAND) ACT 2014
TYPE OF CONTRACT
THRESHOLD
Public contract (other than public works contract) £50,000
Public works contract £2,000,000
PUBLIC CONTRACTS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2015
 
SUPPLIES
SERVICES
WORKS

Entities listed in Schedule 1 1

£106,047

€135,000

£106,047

€135,000

£4,104,394

€5,225,000
Other public sector contracting authorities

£164,176

€209,000

£164,176

€209,000

£4,104,394

€5,225,000

Contracts subsidised by a contracting authority 2

N/A

£164,176

€209,000

£4,104,394

€5,225,000

Small lots

£62,842

€80,000

£62,842

€80,000

£785,530

€1,000,000
Social and other specified services in schedule 3 N/A

£589,148

€750,000
N/A
UTILITIES CONTRACTS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2016
 
SUPPLIES
SERVICES
WORKS
All sectors

£328,352

€418,000

£328,352

€418,000

£4,104,394

€5,225,000
Small lots

£62,842

€80,000

£62,842

€80,000

£785,530

€1,000,000
CONCESSIONS CONTRACTS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2016
 
SUPPLIES
SERVICES
WORKS

All sectors

N/A

£4,104,394

€5,225,000

£4,104,394

€5,225,000
DEFENCE AND SECURITY PUBLIC CONTRACTS REGULATIONS 2011
 
SUPPLIES
SERVICES
WORKS

All sectors

£328,352

€418,000

£328,352

€418,000

£4,104,394

€5,225,000

Small lots

£62,842

€80,000

£62,842

€80,000

£785,530

€1,000,000

1 Schedule 1 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 lists central government bodies. These thresholds will also apply to any successor bodies.

2 Regulation 14 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 specifies what constitutes a subsidised contract.

 

EU Thresholds applying to procurements commencing before 18 April 2016