Eligibility Requirements for GSA Contracts

Feb 24, 2016 9:12:16 AM / by USFCR

11.18 GSA long termHow to Qualify for GSA Contracts: A Comprehensive Guide

This article was originally written in 2016 and has been thoroughly updated to reflect the current qualifications and guidelines for GSA contracts as of August 2023.

Are you looking to expand your business opportunities with the federal government? Understanding how to qualify for General Services Administration (GSA) contracts can be a game-changer. Dive into this guide to discover the essential qualifications and guidelines required by the GSA.

Mandatory Requirements

  • GSA Contract Cancellations: No cancellations in the last 12 months due to low sales. If applicable, provide proof of sales, cancellation letter, and marketing plan.
  • Previously Canceled or Expired Contracts: None under this schedule.
  • Rejection Notices: None for previously submitted offers or pending/awarded offers under other schedules.
  • Financial Statements: Most recent 2 years, including Balance Sheet & Income Statement.
  • Large Business Requirements: Small Business Subcontracting Plan if applicable.
  • Service Offerings: At least 2 project experiences for each service on GSA.
  • Product Offerings: Certification that products are TAA Compliant and manufactured in a designated country.
  • Non-Manufacturer Products: Ability to obtain a letter of supply from the manufacturer.
  • Pricing Documentation: As needed (e.g., invoices, pricelists, contracts).
  • Digital Certificate: Obtainable by an officer of the company for signatures and negotiations.
  • Past Performance References: At least 10 required.

Becoming a GSA contractor opens doors to exclusive federal contracts, streamlines procurement, and enhances your business's credibility. With USFCR's support, the path to success is not just a possibility; it's a guarantee. Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your business. Speak with a Contracting Specialist at (866) 216-5343 today!


GSA Statistics: A Closer Look at the Numbers

According to USAspending.gov, the GSA obligated $17.80 billion in federal funds for contracts in fiscal year 2022, covering diverse goods and services.


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