Special Instructions for Contracting in Afghanistan

Purpose: To provide contracting officers preparing contracts with performance or delivery in Afghanistan, with clear instructions and resource links on how to prepare for Theater Business Clearance (TBC) and Contract Administration (CA) assignment.

Applicability: For applicability, see PGI 225.7402-4 Contract clauses at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/pgi/pgi_htm/PGI225_74.htm.


Step #1 - Define requirements and prepare pre-solicitation documentation using FAR, DFARS, and Agency procurement instructions

Step #2 - View All the attached TBC and CA Assignment documents and instructions

Step #3 - Complete the latest version of the TBC Request Form and Review Checklist

Step #4 - Read and insert clause language from the latest version of the Contracting Officer's (COs) Guide to Special Contract Requirements for Afghanistan Theater Business Clearance

    Step #5 - Email the TBC Request Form, Statement of Work, and entire Terms an Conditions for the proposed contract, to the following address:

Step #6 - Receive clearance and proceed on with the acquisition plan

Step #7 - Assign Contract Administration upon contract award at the email addresses listed above following the instructions contained herein

For additional information and clarification regarding contracting instructions for Afghanistan, please contact Captain Steven Howard, USCENTCOM J4-Contracting at, howardsl@centcom.mil; commercial phone: 813-827-6420; DSN: 312-651-6420, or Mr. Bill Reich, OSD/DPAP at William.Reich@osd.mil commercial: 571-256-7009.

Additional reference materials are found on the DPAPSS website at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/index.html

This page last updated: November 12, 2014
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