Procurement & Contract Opportunities

The Procurement & Contracting Office at the U.S. Mission in Brazil seeks qualified and reliable firms with sufficient resources, financing, and work experience for delivering and performing a variety of commodities and/or services.

U.S. Mission Brazil is pursuing vendors located or able to perform on the following locations: Brasília/DF, Rio de Janeiro/RJ, São Paulo/SP, Belo Horizonte/MG, Porto Alegre/RS, Recife/PE and Manaus/AM.

For a company to be considered for U.S Mission Brazil`s contracts and purchases, the business shall be able to meet, satisfy, understand, and comply with U.S Government`s requirements, either legal or technical.

Regardless of the contract/purchase order total amount, U.S Mission Brazil encourages all potential vendors to register at the System for Award Management (SAM). However, all businesses entering a contract or purchase order for values of USD 30,000 and over with the U.S. Government will require a Unique Entity ID and registration in the System for Award Management (SAM), as a mandatory requirement.

Get started on your company`s registration now!

Instructions on how to register and renew are available on SAM website at http://www.sam.gov/.

Video: SAM Registering New Entities in SAM for Government Contracts

Unique Entity ID: https://sam.gov/content/entity-registration

Video: Unique Entity ID

Payment terms

  • The USG does not make any payments in advance: payment is made exclusively after receipt of the goods/services.
  • Payment is made in local currency for local vendors and in U.S. Dollars for offshore vendors.
  • Payment is mainly made by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). Please select either EFT Registration Form for Local Vendors or EFT Registration Form for Offshore Vendors and see what type of information is requested.
  • By U.S. law, EFT payments are made within 30 days from receipt of a proper invoice by BrasiliaDBO (finance department).
  • Invoicing instructions are available here.

NDAA 889 Contractor Compliance Representations

  • On August 13, 2019, Public Law (P.L.) 115-232 went into effect prohibiting Federal agencies from using video surveillance and telecommunications products or services from Huawei Technologies, ZTE, Hikvision, Hytera, Dahua and its subsidiaries.
  • In order to comply with such regulation, vendors MUST formally state that your company will not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services and does not use covered telecommunications equipment or services or use any equipment system or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services.
  • NDAA Attachment
  • Express NDAA Certification – Translated into PT

Vendor`s database

Would you like to register your company for future request for quotations? Access the Vendor’s Database and register now!


Purchase Orders:

The United States Consulate General in Sao Paulo, Brazil, requires a contractor to provide one SUV to be used by its Motor pool.

To receive a detailed statement of work (SOW), including technical specifications, please email Magno Canos (CanosMG@state.gov) no later than December 6.

This solicitation ends at close of business on December 6, 2022. Interested parties must submit their bid packages no later than December 15, 2022 to ProcurementSP@state.gov.

Please contact Magno Canos (CanosMG@state.gov) with any questions.

Sincerely,

 

Kimberly D. Nau

Contracting Officer

Title: BSB | FAC | POLITICAL NEW WORKSTATIONS

The United States Embassy in Brasília, Brazil, has a requirement for New Workstations for Political Section’s Office (according to pre-defined scope and layouts).

If your company is interested in attending to a technical visit and participating in this process, please send an email to Laís Morais – MoraisLBM@state.gov – no later than December 1st, 2022, 4 p.m. to ask for further information about this request.

Sincerely,
John Niebauer
Contracting Officer


Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA)

Brasília, July 29, 2022

Title: Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for verbal and written translation services from English/Portuguese/English, from English/Spanish/English, and equipment.

REF: 19BR2522Q0028

Dear Prospective Offerors:

The Embassy has a requirement for a firm to enter into a BPA that establishes the terms and conditions applicable to future purchases. A BPA is an agreement, not a contract. Service Performance will be funded through Calls/Orders which shall subsequently be priced and funded with a specified performance period.

All firms that respond to the solicitation must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements when submitting their proposal:

  • Be able to understand written and spoken English, Portuguese, and Spanish;
  • Have an established business with a permanent address and telephone listing;
  • Have the necessary personnel, equipment and financial resources available to perform the work;
  • Have all licenses and permits required by local law;
  • Have no adverse criminal record;
  • Have no political or business affiliation which could be considered contrary to the interests of the United States;
  • Have good experience and past performance records; and,
  • Identify specialized experience and technical competence required to complete the construction work in accordance with this solicitation.

Please access the Scope of Work for more detailed information. If a firm is interested in competing for this requirement, please contact Luciana Lima – limals@state.gov or register your company in our Vendor’s Database.

Please note that all businesses entering a contract or purchase order for values of USD 30,000 and over with the U.S. Government will require a Unique Entity ID and registration in the System for Award Management (SAM), as a mandatory requirement.

Sincerely,
Anthony P. Giorgianni
Contracting Officer