As you know the Government has launched the Central Supplier Database on 1 September 2015. One of the purposes is "the establishment of a Central Supplier Database (CSD) that will result in one single database to serve as the source of all supplier information for all spheres of government.

How to Register on the Central Supplier Database

On 28 September 2015 we published an article about the Government's Central Supplier Database and the fact that any company who wants to do business with South African Government Entities has to register on this database. Since then we have had an overwhelming response from Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise (SMME's) owners requesting help to register on the CSD.

Registering on the Central Supplier Database

On 1 September 2015 the Government's Central Supplier Database was launched by the Minister of Finance Mr Nhlanhla Nene. The idea behind the Central Supplier Database is to centralise supplier's data to simplify Government's procurement processes. It also aims to reduce costs to both Government as well as Suppliers to Government.

The Minister said that this Supplier Database will enable a new approach towards:

Database supplier registration

By Werner van Rooyen

14 July 2014

I often wonder what the use is to register as a supplier on a supplier database of Organs of State. I mean to say, I have registered with more Organs of State than I can remember and I really can`t say that me or the companies I have registered have received any work from these Organs of State purely on the basis of our registration.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Chemicals for SANParks for a period of Three (03) years with an option to renew for additional Two (02) years. 2018-02-26 11:00 GNP- 032- 17
Supply and Delivery of Bed Linen SANParks for a period of three (03) years with an potion of renew for additional two (02) years. 2018-02-26 11:00 GNP- 030- 17
The Road Accident Fund (RAF) invites an experienced and suitable service provider to supply Dry Goods to the Durban Regional Office for a period of three (3) years. 2018-03-05 11:00 RAF/ 2018/ 00013
Panel of disciplinary experts for chairing of disciplinary proceedings for the Road Accident Fund (RAF) for a period of five (5) years. 2018-02-27 11:00 RAF/ 2018/ 00001
Request for proposals: Appointment of a suitable service provider for lease of office accommodation for the NHBRC in George Western Cape 2018-03-09 11:00 NHBRC 57/ 2017
Request for proposals: Appointment of panel of external auditors for the NHBRC for a period of three(3) years. 2018-03-09 11:00 NHBRC 60/ 2017
Request for proposals: Appointment of service provider for the Actuarial services for NHBRC for a period of three (3) years. 2018-03-09 11:00 NHBRC 59/ 2017
Upgrading of Tunnel Structure - ARC Infruitec Nietvoorbij 2018-02-26 11:00 ARC/ 39/ 12/ 17
Request for proposals for the appointment of a suitable service provider to manufacture corporate and technical uniforms for the NHBRC for a period of 3 years 2018-03-09 11:00 NHBRC 61/ 2017
Upgrading of Pump House Station in Bien Donne Farm - ARC Infruitec Nietvoorbij 2018-02-26 11:00 ARC/ 33/ 12/ 17
The NEF herewith invites potential service providers to submit proposals for the Development of an Enterprise Architecture. 2018-02-23 14:00 NEF: RFP 07/ 2017
Annual Report, Abridged and Multi Media Video Production 2018-02-26 11:00 RFT02 2017_18
Provision of Internal Audit Services for period of 36 months 2018-02-26 11:00 Nedlac 2017/ 18/ 01
Rehabilitation for Asbestos mine: Steelpoort in Limpopo Province 2018-02-27 12:00 MTK12/ 2017
Rehabilitation for Asbestos mine: Msauli in Mpumalanga Province 2018-02-26 12:00 MTK11/ 2017
Provision for website revamp for Legal Aid South Africa including support and maintenance for a period of one year. 2018-02-26 11:00 47/ 2017
Biopark Phase 3 for addition and modify tender 2018-03-20 11:30 GEP002- BIOPARKPHASE3/ 18
Provision for Third Party Application to Manage Microsoft Active Directory including support and maintenance for twelve months, for their Legal Aid SA domain. 2018-02-26 11:00 46/ 2017
Supply and Delivery of Wet Rations to the Department of Defence (Johannesburg Area) for a Period of Three (03) Years 2018-02-27 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 037- 2017
Construction of a Superblock 2018-02-23 11:30 GEP001- SUPERBLOCK/ 18


Tender adjudication process

The SBD/WCBD6.1 document must form part of all bids invited.  It contains general information and serves as a claim form for preference points for Broad -Based Black Economic Empowerment (B -BBEE) Status Level of Contribution, and explains how tenders or bids are decided.

The document says:

  • The bidder obtaining the highest number of points will be awarded the contract.
  • Preference points shall be calculated after prices have been brought to a comparative basis.
  • Points scored will be rounded off to two decimal places... Read More
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