About DOS Regulations and Policies

Learn more about the Department of State on their website: http://www.state.gov/

DOS provides numerous links to resources for doing business with DOS here: (used to be https://www.statebuy.state.gov/Pages/Home.aspx but no more…)

DOS provides links to resources specific to assistance awards here: (used to be https://www.statebuy.state.gov/fa/pages/home.aspx, but no more…)

In particular, assistance recipients are interested in DOS's Standard Terms and Conditions for assistance awards. (The foregoing is for the version dated 01OCT2019. The previous version, dated 08APR2016, is still available here at https://www.state.gov/u-s-department-of-state-standard-terms-and-conditions/.)

DOS’s regulations are codified in two separate titles of the CFR: 2 CFR Chapter VI (2 CFR Parts 6xx), and 22 CFR Chapter I (22 CFR Parts 1xx). (Find background information on the CFR in Regulations – basic background.)

Acquisition (Procurement) rules DOS follows:
DOS procurements are governed by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (see About the FAR, as supplemented by the DOS Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR, codified at 48 CFR Chapter 6).

As noted elsewhere, acquisition regulations are not the focus of this site.

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