Services - 295489-2021

11/06/2021    S112

Norway-Oslo: Banking services

2021/S 112-295489

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Direktoratet for forvaltning og økonomistyring (DFØ)
National registration number: 986 252 932
Postal address: Postboks 7154
Town: Oslo
NUTS code: NO Norge
Postal code: 0130
Country: Norway
Telephone: +47 40007997
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Prior Information Notice — New Framework Agreements for Payment and Account Holding Services for the Government 2022

Reference number: 20/1566
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66110000 Banking services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Direktoratet for forvaltning økonomistyring (DFØ) is an ordinary government administration body under the Ministry of Finance. See for further information on DFØ and our organisation. DFØ is responsible for, amongst other things, entering into and managing framework agreements for payment and account holding services for government entities. The framework agreements are connected to the government's group account scheme in Norges Bank, and are obligatory for all government entities to use. There are approx. 190 entities that have made call-offs on the current framework agreements. The transaction volume is approx. 80 mill. payment transactions a year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66110000 Banking services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO Norge
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DFØ currently has framework agreements for payment and account holding services with accompanying additional contracts with three banks. These contracts expire on 31 December 2022, and DFØ would therefore like to enter into new framework agreements with banks by May 2022, so that all government entities are able to have a new framework agreement by 31 December 2022. We aim to announce the contest in November 2021.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: