Tendering process

Find out about the RSA’s procurement policy and our recent tender awards.

Our procurement policy is bound by public procurement legislation. As such, our tenders are published via the E-Tenders website and/or the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) websites.

For more information see the 'Guide to Tendering for Public Sector Contracts in Ireland and the United Kingdom’ from Enterprise-Ireland.com.

Recent successful tenders

February 2009

Supplier: Applus RTD

Contract: Provision of the National Car Testing Service (NCT) from 2010 to 2019. Applus RTD has assumed responsibility for this role since 4 January 2010.

Approx value: €400 million-plus

July 2008

Supplier: Prometric

Contract: Driver Theory Test Service (renewal). The contract will support the principal aim of the RSA's road safety strategy: to reduce deaths and injuries on Irish roads through the use of innovative technology in driver theory testing. Innovations include an expanded infrastructure, improved security and a ‘green test network’ for driver theory test candidates.

Approx value: €50 million ($75m)