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October 25, 2021

US Embassy Bishkek

171, Prospect Mira

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 720016



The U.S. Embassy Bishkek has a requirement for a firm/s to provide Diplomatic Pouch Transportation Services. The service will not exceed $250,000 in its total expense for the 3 (three) following years.

I. All firms that respond to the advertisement must be technically qualified and financially responsible to perform the work. At a minimum, each offeror must meet the following requirements when submitting their proposal:

  • Be able to understand written and spoken English;
  • Have an established business with a permanent address and telephone listing;
  • Have the necessary personnel, equipment and financial resources available to perform the work;
  • Have all licenses and permits required by local law;
  • Meet all local insurance requirements;
  • Have no adverse criminal record;
  • Have no political or business affiliation which could be considered contrary to the interests of the United States;
  • Have good experience and past performance records;
  • Offerors must have a representative office at Manas International Airport.
  • Offerors must be an authorized Turkish Airlines, and /or Air Astana airlines, and /or Uzbekistan Airlines representative/s.

II. The following services will be required:

  • Issuance of Air Waybills, Invoices, Marked labels and tags;
  • Passing through inspection services in the airport cargo terminal;
  • Sending shipments from Bishkek to the following directions: Virginia, USA; Astana/Almaty; Tashkent.

III. Prospective offeror must provide:

  • Copy of applicable local license allowing the activity;
  • List of clients;
  • Banking information with legal name and official address;
  • Copy/s of agency agreement/s with the listed airlines.

Electronic Submission:

This opportunity allows for electronic responses. If your firm is interested in competing for this requirement, please submit an email request for a copy of RFQ (Request for Quote) to BishkekGSOBid@state.gov on or before November 15, 2021, 17:00 GTM+6. Email requests must contain offeror’s supportive information (in English) listed in the Paragraph III of this advertisement.

Note:  Contractors will be required to be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) Database https://www.sam.gov prior to receiving agreement award. Prospective offerors are encouraged to start registration as soon as possible; it takes few weeks to go through the registration process. SAM registration guidance is attached to this advertisement.

Link to: SAM Registration Guidance.

Healey, Patrick J

Contracting Officer

US Embassy Bishkek