Contract Solicitations

Effective Immediately

In order to be awarded Purchase Orders at or above US $3,500.00, Contractors are required to get a DUNS number.  A DUNS number is a unique 9-digit identifier issued and maintained by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) that verifies the existence of a business entity globally. D&B assigns DUNS numbers for each physical location of a business.  All government contractors globally can receive a DUNS number at no charge and, under normal circumstances, within 24-72 hours when using the D&B web form process (http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform) or by calling D&B in the United States at +1-866-785-0428.

In order to be awarded contracts at or above US$30,000.00, Contractors are required to register in the System for Award Management (SAM).  Please note that in order to register in SAM you need to first obtain a DUNS number and a NATO CAGE Code.  To find out more about obtaining a NATO CAGE CODE (NATO Commercial and Government Entity code) and SAM Registration (System for Award Management), please check this .pdf file for more information.  Please understand that these requests can take from a few days to several weeks to process. See this link for SAM User Guides.

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Additional information can be found at www.acquisition.gov and at www.statebuy.state.gov contact us immediately at RomeGSO-AcquisitionsDL@state.gov

Open Solicitations:

191T7019R0001 (formerly 191T7019Q0004) – Emergency Generator Maintenance – Please note this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date. The solicitation will be launched as soon as ready, in December 2018/ January 2019. The U.S. Tri-Mission in Rome, Italy will launch the solicitation on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website when it is available. The solicitation covers scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services for the facility’s standby generator systems installed at the American Embassy and Residential properties in Rome, the American Consulates in Milan, Florence and Naples, Italy. The Contractor shall furnish managerial, administrative, and direct labor personnel to perform all services as required in the contract.  Anticipated performance is for one base period and four one-year periods at the option of the U.S. Government. Total estimated number of generators to be serviced per year: 10 . All responsible sources may submit a quotation which will be considered.

The Government intends to award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the lowest priced technically acceptable offeror who is a responsible contractor. The Government may award the contract based on the initial offer without discussion. The resultant contract will be a firm fixed price type contract.  The Government is planning a pre-proposal conference and the date for this conference will be in the solicitation.

Please note that in order to be eligible for a US Government award SAM registration is required pursuant to FAR provision 5.207.  Prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of quotations.

Interested offerors shall send an e-mail to RomeGSO-AcquisitionsDL@state.gov no later than December 14, 2018.

191T7019Q0002 – Payroll Services Italy – The U.S. Tri-Mission in Rome has a requirement for payroll processing services for the US Government locally hired employees in Italy.  Award will be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable offeror.  All responsible sources may submit an offer, which shall be considered.  Please note this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date.  The solicitation will be launched as soon as ready, in November/December 2018.  Anticipated performance is for one base period and four twelve-month periods at the option of the U.S. Government. This service is estimated to be performed for approximately 420 employees, Italy-wide.

Note that in order to be eligible for a US Government award, SAM (www.sam.gov) registration is required pursuant to FAR provision 5.207.  Prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of offers.
Interested offerors shall send an e-mail to RomeGSO-AcquisitionsDL@state.gov no later than November 5, 2018.

The American General Consulate in Naples has a requirement to provide Gardening Services to the US Consulate grounds, CGR terraces and Marine House in Naples. It is estimated at a total of USD95,000. Award will be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable offeror.  Please note this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date. The solicitation will be launched on 15 December 2018. Anticipated performance is for one base period of twelve months and one additional twelve-month period at the option of the U.S. Government. Site survey and conference will be held at the US Consulate Naples on 9 January 2019 at 11:00 and bids must be submitted no later than 18 January 2019 at 16:30.

For interested parties to participate in Site Survey/ Conference please send email no later than 20 December 2019 to: NaplesGSOProcurement@state.gov

191T52018R0001 – Painting Services Milan – Please note this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date.

The solicitation covers painting services for the US Consulate in Milan, Italy.  The Contractor shall furnish equipment as well as managerial, administrative, and direct labor personnel to perform all services as required in the contract. These requirements may change depending on funding availability in forthcoming periods. Anticipated performance is for one base period and four one-year periods at the option of the U.S. Government. Total estimated number of apartments 12/15 units to be painted yearly.  All responsible sources may submit an offer, which shall be considered. The Government plans to issue the solicitation January 2018.

All interested parties shall send an email to Maria Rosa Balestracci (email: BalestracciM@state.gov) and  Alessandra Ocarni (email: OcarniA@state.gov) no later than December 31, 2017.


Effective Immediately

In order to be awarded Purchase Orders at or above US$3,500.00, Contractors are required to get a DUNS number.  A DUNS number is a unique 9-digit identifier issued and maintained by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) that verifies the existence of a business entity globally. D&B assigns DUNS numbers for each physical location of a business.  All government contractors globally can receive a DUNS number at no charge and, under normal circumstances, within 24-72 hours when using the D&B web form process  (http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform) or by calling D&B in the United States at +1-866-785-0428.

In order to be awarded contracts at or above US$30,000.00, Contractors are required to register in the System for Award Management (SAM).  Please note that in order to register in SAM you need to first obtain a DUNS number and a NATO CAGE Code.  To find out more about obtaining a NATO CAGE CODE (NATO Commercial and Government Entity code) and SAM Registration (System for Award Management), please check https://eportal.nspa.nato.int/AC135Public/Docs/US%20Instructions%20for%20NSPA%20NCAGE.pdf for more information.  Please understand that these requests can take from a few days to several weeks to process. For Frequently Asked Questions please go to PD – System for Award Management (SAM) Vendor/Recipient FAQs & Issues

Additional information can be found at www.acquisition.gov  and at  http://www.statebuy.state.gov