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July 21, 2022

Doing business with the U.S. Embassy

Welcome to the Procurement Section of the General Services Office. On this page you will be able to find solicitations issued by the Embassy of the United States of America in Oslo for the acquisition of commodities and/or services.

Getting started: 
The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) at FAR 4.11 requires all contractors to be registered in SAM (System for Award Management) database prior to award of a contract for those actions at or above $30,000, which are awarded to foreign vendors for work performed outside the United States.

How to register in SAM:

More Government Business Opportunities:
More Federal government business opportunities may also be found at the General Service Administration’s SAM.GOVs website.

Current Contract Solicitations:

January 26, 2023 – Request for Quotations (RFQ) 19N06023Q0010: Industrial Resistance Boiler Humidifiers

The U.S. Embassy Oslo invites quotations for companies that specialize in “Industrial Resistance Boiler Humidifiers” to submit a proposal for this requirement.

Companies interested in competing for this requirement, please ensure that you request a copy of the Request for Quotation package documents before February 10, 2023 @ 16:00 by using the following link https://forms.office.com/g/qHyuqXq86g

Proposals for this procurement are due by March 13, 2023 @ 16:00 local time.

SAM Registration – It is compulsory for all companies doing business with the U.S. Government valued over $30,000 to register on a website called “SAM – System for Award Management”. www.sam.gov.  The website compiles standard information such as company legal name, street address, contact information, and what kind of goods and services it offers. To register in SAM, a DUNS number and a NCAGE code are required. If you do not have this information, it must be obtained before registering. There is no cost involved, either in obtaining the numbers or registering in SAM. Interested parties must ensure that they are registered in SAM prior to submission of their proposal.

December 13, 2022 – Request for Quotation (RFQ) 19N06023Q0006: Electric Passenger Vehicle (Minivan)

The Embassy of the United States of America in Oslo intends to issue a request for quotation (RFQ) for the purchase of an electric vehicle (Minivan). Only companies specializing in this field of business with valid permits should apply for a solicitation package.

The issuance of the solicitation package is anticipated to be on Wednesday December 28, 2022. The due date and time for this RFQ is on Tuesday February 28, 2023 @ 16:00 pm.
Interested vendors may request a solicitation package in writing at the below link.

https://forms.office.com/g/jrdg4ienxH

Bidders must register in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to submission. Registration information is available in www.sam.gov.
As registration may be a lengthy process, interested bidders should initiate the registration as soon as possible. The resultant SAM number must be provided with the proposal submission.

The U.S. Government intends to award a contract that is the most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. We intend to award a contract based on initial bids, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the comparison range if there is a need to do so.