Published date: 8 November 2019

Last edited date: 8 November 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 13 November 2019

Contract summary


  • Banking services - 66110000

  • Processing and clearing services - 66133000

  • Financial consultancy, financial transaction processing and clearing-house services - 66170000

    • Financial management consultancy services - 79412000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

8 November 2019

Closing date

13 November 2019

Contract start date

3 February 2020

Contract end date

2 February 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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Crown Commercial Service is seeking to establish a Pan Government Agreement for the provision of Payment Acceptance Service to be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies as identified at VI.3 of this notice.
The Framework Agreement will comprise of the following lots:
Lot 1 - Face to Face & CNP Card Acquiring, Gateway & APM Services
Lot 2 - CNP Only Card Acquiring, Gateway & APM Services
Lot 3 - CNP & Face to Face Acquiring Services
Lot 4 - CNP & Face to Face Gateway & APM Services
Lot 5 - Payment Initiation Service Providers
Lot 6 - Face to Face & CNP Aggregated Payment Acceptance Service
Lot 7 - Payment Consulting Services
Bidders have the opportunity to bid for all or any combination of the lots.
The full specification is set out in Framework Schedule 1 (Specification), in the Invitation to Tender documents attached to the BravoSolution eSourcing suite.

More information


Additional text

For clarity, the contract start date of 3rd February 2020 is for Lots 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 only.
The contract start date for Lot 6 and 7 will be the 16th March 2020 as per Paragraph 5 - Timelines for the competition - Attachment 1 - About the Framework (Read First) V 1.0.

About the buyer


39 Old Hall Street


0345 410 2222


Closing: 13 November 2019