OCDS for the Agreement on Government Procurement


This is prepublication, alpha guidance.

To promote open, fair and transparent competition in government procurement markets, a number of World Trade Organization (WTO) members negotiated the Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA).

This website provides guidance on how to publish Open Contracting Data Standard data in a way that is consistent with the rules established in the text of the Agreement. You may read the guidance in two ways:


OCDS for GPA is a profile of OCDS that combines community and core extensions:

Core extensions are subject to OCDS’ governance process. Community extensions may establish their own governance process.

The profile itself – i.e. this website – is non-normative content. Please report issues for this profile on GitHub.


OCDS for GPA was developed by the Open Contracting Partnership with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.