Information Officer II
Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)
The Government of the Virgin Islands invites tenders for the Supply of six (6) Vehicles for the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force. This invitation to tender is open to all locally based automobile dealers in the British Virgin Islands.
The aim of this Agreement is to provide six (6) vehicles for use by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF):
- Tenderers participating in the procurement process shall provide proof that company/individual is in good standing with respect to taxes (payroll and property), duties, social security and national health insurance contributions, company registration, or payments due to the Government of the Virgin Islands. These certificates of goods standing can be obtained from the Director of Social Security Board and NHI, the Commissioner of Inland Revenue and Company Registry.
- A valid 2023Trade License for the specific type of work detailed in the tender document.
- Tenderers registered as companies in the British Virgin Islands are required to submit a Certificate of Good Standing from the Commercial Registry.
Failure on the part of tenderers to enclose the supporting documentation indicated above with each respective tender will render the tender non-responsive on the date of the opening of tenders.
Bid documents will be available from Wednesday, 25th October, 2023, on weekdays between 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Bidding documents will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to email@example.com with the subject title “Supply of Vehicles for the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force”. Bidders are advised that the destination mailbox is NOT automated to send bidders a dated and time acknowledgement of receipt and delivery of their message. Therefore, bidders should not assume that their email has been safely received and it is the responsibility of the bidder to follow up with the Procurement Coordinator using the contact information below if an acknowledgement of receipt is not received within two (2) working days of submission of their email. Under no circumstance will GOVI or the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, will be responsible for non-receipt of documents by bidder.
Interested tenderers should submit one (1) original, three (3) copies and one (1) flash drive containing the bidder’s documents. The original bid should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “ORIGINAL”, and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope and marked “COPIES”. Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope and marked “Supply of Vehicles for the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force” and addressed to:
Central Tenders Board
Ministry of Finance
RFG Place, 2nd Floor.
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands, VG1110
All tenders must be deposited in the Tender Box at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit), RFG Place, Fleming Street, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin
Islands, by the bearer no later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 21st November 2023. Tenders will not be received after the Tender Box is closed.
Tenders will be opened at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, RFG Place, 2nd Floor at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 21st November 2023. Tenderers are invited to witness this process via WebEx. Tenderers will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening of bids.
The Government of the Virgin Islands does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any other tender and will not defray any costs incurred by the Tenderer.
For more information, contact the Procurement Officer at (284) 468-4243/4245 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The date of issue on the above-mentioned certificates and trade license should be no later than one month prior to date of submission.