Invitation to Tender for Contractors, Suppliers and Vendors to Pre-Qualify to Undertake Works, Goods and other Services Slated for the 2013 Financial Year

Posted by Chinyere on Wed 16th Jan, 2013 -

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in line with the desire for continuous improvement and as part of strategy towards achieving its vision and business objectives, embarked on a number of projects earmarked towards the implementation of her 2013 budget, FIRS therefore invites prospective Contractors, Suppliers and Vendors to pre-qualify to undertake works, goods and other Services slated for the 2013 Financial year as follows:

2.) Areas of Need
Package I Supply of Operational Vehicles

Lot 1 Supply of operational vehicles – Cars
Lot 2 Supply of operational vehicles – Buses

Prospective suppliers for the above are required to be authorized distributors of the brand they are offering and to meet the general requirements in paragraph 3 below.

Package 2 Renovation/Construction of FIRS Office Buildings
Category A: Under N20m
Category B: N20m — N50m
Category C: N50m — N200m
Category D: N200m — N500m
Category E: N501m & Above
Turnover must be evident on Ta Clearance Certificate - Category desired must be supported by Turnover on the Tax Clearance Certificate. Officers of the prospective firms should all be registered with their relevant professional organizations

Package 3 Repair of Motor Vehicles

Package 4 Modernization of FIRS Offices

Lot 1 ICT:
  • Supply and installation of Computer and accessories;
  • Provision of Internet access and bandwidth;
  • Provision of Structured Local Area Network (LAN) Cubing;
  • Enterprise SAN storage;
  • Enterprise license agreement;
  • Other related services.
Contractors/Vendors/Service providers ii this category are required to forward evidence of membership of the relevant computer association, society or organization.

Lot 2 Supply and installation of office equipment —
Safes & Cabinets
Fin Registry;

Lot 3 Supply and Installation of Office Furniture
Only companies that have furniture production factories is Nigeria and can demonstrate capacity to meet large orders of very high quality furniture may be considered.

Package 5 Supply and installation of Electricity equipment
Lot 1 Supply and installation of Generators
Lot 2 Supply and installation of Electricity Transformers
Lot 3 Supply and installation of Electricity power inverters
Lot 4 Supply and installation of Solar Power System
Lot 5 Supply and installation of street lights

Package 6 Supply of Communication Equipment

Package 7 Supply of Office Materials/Medical Supplies
  • Supply of Non-security Documents
  • Supply of Books (Books and e-Books)
  • Supply of drugs and medical supply

Package 8 Maintenance of Plant& Equipment

Package 9 Provision of Consultancy and Professional Services

Lot 1 Financial Services
Lot 2 Engineering Services
Lot 3 Legal, Architectural Quantity Survey and Project Management Services
Lot 4 Other Professional Services

Package 10 Supply and installation of Security & Safety Equipment Access Control & Security surveillance equipment related services

3.) Eligibility to Participate
Interested reputable contractors and Service providers must have necessary competences and possess the following:
  • Certificate of the Company’s Registration/incorporation verifiable from Corporate Affairs Commission
  • Company’s current Tax Clearance Certificate issued by the proper authority
  • Evidence of membership of the relevant professional association, society or organization
  • Tax Identification Number
  • Company profile reflecting executive capacity plant & Equipment owned and Personnel (where applicable)
  • Evidence from the company’s bankers of ifs financial capacity to undertake the Services it is bidding for.
  • In addition prospective service providers shall be required to demonstrate that they are financial capable to provide any service which they may be offered, following this general prequalification. Please note that banker’s letter merely stating that the applicant is a customer within any turnover range is not conclusively indicative of financial capacity and therefore not acceptable. The Service shut require more rigorous proof of financial capacity.
  • A sworn statement that the company a not in receivership or financially/Legally encumbered
  • A swore affidavit of disclosure; to disclose clearly if any of the officers (or related persons) of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) or Bureau for Public Procurement is a former or present Director of the company and that the company does not have any Director who has been convicted in any country for any criminal offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety.
  • A sworn affidavit that the company is not a replacement for a hitherto tax defaulting company.
  • Verifiable documentary evidence of similar and other jobs successfully executed within the last three years Such evidence shut be m form of valid and verifiable letters of award of contract, contract agreement and completion certificates or Interim Payment Certificates where such jobs are still in progress as wet as turnover figures as evident vi the supporting Tax Clearance Certificates
  • Evidence of having fulfilled all obligations in relation to pensions and social security contributions in accordance with the provisions of the Pensions Act 2004
  • Show evidence of compliance with S.6 (1) of the Industrial Training Fund Ammendmend Act

4.) Not Eligible
All Contractors who have defaulted on previous contract(s) awarded to them by FIRS.

5.) Submission of Prequalification Documents
Interested and reputable companies are required to enclose all pre-qualification documents in sealed envelopes, marked “2013 Pre-qualification” indicating the desired Package/Lot boldly on the envelope and addressed to:

Director, Procurement Department
Support Services Group
Federal Inland Revenue Service
Revenue House (Room 128)
15 Sokode Crescent, Off Michael Okpara Street
Wuse Zone 5 Abuja

The envelopes must be hand-delivered (not by courier) registered in the office of the Director, Procurement Department and there after dropped in the tender box provided for the purpose on or before 12noon? February 2013

6.) Closing Time and Date for Submission of Documents
The closing time and date for submission of at pre-qualification documents shall be on or before 12noon of 7 February 2013

7.) Opening of Prequalification Documents

All pre-qualification documents shall be Opened at 1pm immediately after the close of submissions on 7 February 2013 Any document submitted after the deadline shall be rejected, Proposals received will be opened by 1.00pm prompt on 7 February 2013 at the address above. Civil Society Organizations and the general public are invited to witness the tender opening process

8.) Note
  • This is not an Invitation to Tender
  • Interested Contractors/Service providers who had been pre-qualified in 2012 or who are currently working for FIRS need not apply. However they are required to provide the following information and any other information they consider necessary which will be used to update their information on the FIRS contractors’ database:
    • Current Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC)
    • Evidence of change f address (where applicable)
    • Any other relevant document/information, including active contact details
  • The Federal Inland Revenue Service reserves the right to verify claims made by any contractor and/or prospect.
  • Pre-qualification does not commit FIRS to awarding contracts to those pre-qualified
  • Submission of false documents is an offence arid w9 lead to disqualification and prosecution
  • A prospect is encouraged to register only for the area of its main/core competence and experience. Multiple registrations (across the feted packages) will not reprove the chances of success vi the consideration for award of contract

9.) Enquiries
For all enquiries: Please call 08074983355; Mail:

Procurement Planning Committee/Tenders Board
For: Executive Chairman,
Federal Inland Revenue Service