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Driving licences

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
Long View Road, Morriston
United Kingdom
Contact person: Richard Jordan
Telephone: +44 1792786862
NUTS code: UKL18

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Central Government
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Card Product Management (Consumables and Associated Services)

Reference number: PS/17/220
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

DVLA wishes to procure polycarbonate card bodies for the products it issues. These are currently, but not limited to, the Driving Licence (GB); Digital Tachograph Card (UK); Driver Qualification Card (UK); and other chipped (and non-chipped) Polycarbonate card products. DVLA seeks expressions of interest from interested providers/manufactures of such products.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 74 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL18
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DVLA wishes to procure polycarbonate card bodies for products it issues. Currently, The Driving Licence (GB); Digital Tachograph Card (UK); Driver Qualification Card (UK); and other chipped (and non-chipped) Polycarbonate card products. DVLA seeks expressions of interest from providers/manufactures of such products. Card volumes are anticipated to exceed 10 000 000 units per annum. Anticipated the contract will be for 5 years with a 2 year extension option. The supplier will enter into contractual arrangements with DVLA and, as such, may be required to work with DVLA's partners, other UK government departments, and preferred integrator(s). The contract may be accessible by UK Central Government Departments and/or Agencies, such as but not limited too:

— The Department for Transport (DfT),

— The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA),

— The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA),

— The Home Office (HO).

Access will be for polycarbonate articles (chipped and non-chipped).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 74 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract is awarded for an initial 5 year term with the option to extend for an additional 2 years which can/will be broken down into 1 + 1 yearly extension options.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 184-416252
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/04/2019
Local time: 09:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16/04/2019
Local time: 10:00

DVLA Swansea.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

For access to the tender box please use Access Code — U64857Z8EM

To view this notice, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2019311-PRO-14330008

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
DfT London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

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Tender Details
StatusContract notice
ProcurementOpen procedure
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Date Published15th Mar 2019
Reference2019/S 053-121984
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyDriving licences
Electronic cards
Printed matter and related products
ID cards
Security-type printed matter
Smart cards
Cards containing integrated circuits
Card for printing
Specialty design services