EU Thresholds

The below thresholds apply to procurements commenced before 18 April 2016. Information on thresholds applying to procurements commencing on or after 18 April 2016 is now available.

Summary of thresholds from 1 January 2016 (net of VAT)
PUBLIC CONTRACTS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2012

 

SUPPLIES             

SERVICES            

WORKS               

Entities listed in Schedule 1 1

 

£106,047

€135,000

£106,047 2

€135,000

£4,104,394 3

€5,225,000

Other public sector contracting authorities

£164,176

€209,000

£164,176

€209,000

£4,104,394 3

€5,225,000

Prior Information Notices

 

£589,148

€750,000

£589,148

€750,000

£4,104,394

€5,225,000

Small Lots

 

£62,842

€80,000

£62,842

€80,000

£785,530

€1,000,000

UTILITIES CONTRACTS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2012

All sectors                                              

 

£328,352                 

€418,000

£328,352           

€418,000

£4,104,394       

€5,225,000

Prior Information Notices

 

£589,148

€750,000

£589,148

€750,000

£4,104,394

€5,225,000

Small lots

 

£62,842

€80,000

£62,842

€80,000

£785,530

€1,000,000

DEFENCE AND SECURITY PUBLIC CONTRACTS REGULATIONS 2011

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 2012 lists central government bodies subject to the WTO GPA. These thresholds will also apply to any successor bodies.

2 With the exception of the following services which have a threshold of £164,176:

  • Part B (residual) services

  • Research and Development Services (Category 8)

  • The following Telecommunications services in Category 5

    • CPC 7524 - Television and Radio Broadcast services

    • CPC 7525 - Interconnection services

    • CPC 7526 - Integrated telecommunications services

  • Subsidised services contracts under regulation 34.

3 Including subsidised works contracts under regulation 34.