Open Knowledge

Procurement tenders 100% open


What data is expected?

All tenders and awards of the national/federal government aggregated by office. Monitoring tenders can help new groups to participate in tenders and increase government compliance. Data submitted in this category must be aggregated by office, updated at least monthly & satisfy the following minimum criteria:


  • tenders name
  • tender description
  • tender status


  • Award title
  • Award description
  • value of the award
  • suppliers name

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (JSON, CSV)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Open Data portal for DNCP published by Dirección Nacional de Contrataciones Públicas (DNCP))
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The DNCP is in charge of maintaining the national e-procurement platform. The system contains information about all the procurement phases are: planning, tender, award, contract, amendment.

All this information is available at the open data platform from the DNCP, where the user can:

  • Browse information about each phase 135
  • Download this information for each phase for each year since 2010 in csv format. The files are updated daily. 6[8][9][10]
  • Use the API to create new Apps [11]
  • Visualize the information in a user friendly manner [12]


Reviewer comments

Submission correct.



  • Georg Neumann


  • Juan Pane