Adds a submission terms object to the tender and lot objects, to describe how, when and where the tenderers must submit their bids.


In the European Union, this extension's fields correspond to eForms BG-102 (Submission Terms), although not all the fields have been implemented yet. See OCDS for the European Union for the correspondences to Tenders Electronic Daily (TED).


  "tender": {
    "submissionTerms": {
      "electronicSubmissionPolicy": "required",
      "electronicCataloguePolicy": "allowed",
      "variantPolicy": "notAllowed",
      "languages": [
      "bidValidityPeriod": {
        "startDate": "2019-09-20T00:00:00Z",
        "endDate": "2019-12-02T23:59:59Z",
        "durationInDays": 74
      "depositsGuarantees": "An on demand performance bond which value is a percentage of the total contract price issued by an acceptable entity by the Contracting Entity (e.g. bank or insurance company)."


Report issues for this extension in the ocds-extensions repository, putting the extension's name in the issue's title.



  • Rename requiresGuarantees to depositsGuarantees
  • Change the type of depositsGuarantees from a boolean to a string, to match the type of the corresponding XML element in TED XML Schema 2.09.


  • Add minProperties, minItems and/or minLength properties.

This extension was originally discussed as part of the OCDS for EU profile and in pull requests.