What is a tender?
A tender is an offer to do work or supply goods at a fixed price. Getting goods or services is also known as "procurement". Tenders and bids are the same thing. When government "puts out a tender" or "invites bids", this means government asks the public for price offers to supply goods or provide a service.
- Visit the Western Cape Provincial Treasury website for more information about the tender process.
The CSD was established by National Treasury on behalf of all departments, constitutional institutions & public entities listed in schedule 2 & 3 of the PFMA.
- Access more Central Supplier Database (CSD) information.
The Department’s Education, General and Health Infrastructure Chief Directorates use the system for appointments on new projects planned during the financial year.
- Access the Consultant Register System.
- View the CRS pamphlet
As from 1 April 2022, a new eProcurement Solution (ePS) replaced the current solution (IPS) as a new and improved means of procuring all commodities across the Western Cape Government (WCG). With the aim of streamlining the procurement processes, the ePS intends to provide ease of use to both the buyer and supplier.
- Read more about ePS
March 2023 (pdf, 40.66 KB)
February 2023 (pdf, 52.92 KB)
- January 2023