The Swiss public procurement platform

The website offers a large number of public calls for tender in which private companies can take part. Here is an introduction. is the online platform used by the Confederation, cantons and communes in the public procurement sector. Public sector authorities awarding contracts can use the platform very easily to publish calls for tender and various related documents.

SMEs and other interested tenderers benefit from an overview of calls for tender throughout Switzerland. They can download publications and documentation or ask questions directly through a forum.

Confederation thresholds for 2020-2021

All public contracts that reach the following thresholds must be published on

  • CHF 230,000 for supplies
  • CHF 230,000 for services
  • CHF 8.7 million for civil engineering structures
  • CHF 700,000 for supplies and services relating to a contracting authority referred to in Art. 2 (2) LMP and for contracts concluded by the vehicle departments of Swiss Post in the context of their passenger transport business in Switzerland

Cantonal thresholds

Below you will find the current cantonal thresholds for contracts relating to goods, services, construction and related sectors.

Saving time and money

One of the main advantages of the platform is that it relieves procurement departments of a significant share of their administrative workload. And companies have the advantage, in terms of paper publications, of being up-to-date, being more efficient and making significant savings.

Source: Website of the Swiss Federal Procurement Conference (Beschaffungskonferenz des Bundes BKB), 15.10.2020


Last modification 03.03.2021

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