Procurement at Ofqual

Information about Ofqual's procurement and supplier process.

Ofqual procures goods and services to enable us to deliver the services required in regulating qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.

The procurement team at Ofqual ensures that the goods and services procured comply with UK procurement legislation and deliver value for money. We also strive to work in accordance with best practice guidance provided by the Cabinet Office, the Government Commercial Function and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.

Check our current opportunities portal regularly for the latest procurement opportunities.

Ofqual commercial pipeline (MS Excel Spreadsheet, 19.6 KB)

Ofqual’s commercial pipeline gives suppliers advance notification of possible upcoming contract opportunities. The pipeline is subject to constant change, and does not guarantee that any listed opportunity will be an advertised open tender.

Where appropriate, we also make use of framework agreements such as those provided by the Crown Commercial Service and other similar professional framework providers.

If you wish to contact the procurement team at Ofqual then please send an email to

Ofqual operates a ‘no purchase order, no pay’ policy. This means that all suppliers must receive an official purchase order from Ofqual before any goods or services are provided.

Invoices sent to Ofqual without a valid purchase order number will be returned to the supplier. Invoices should be sent to

For all valid invoices, we aim to pay our suppliers within 30 days.