NCEC CATEGORIZATION AND IMPLEMENTATION FRAMEWORK


Company Categorization Description Tender  Implementation
Category A Nigerian Companies currently in the business of manufacturing/ assembling/coating/threading etc. of equipment/ components of equipment. Certificate is valid for 2 years from the date of issuance. Given first and exclusive consideration in all tenders related to equipment for which NCEC was obtained. In the event that no service provider with category A submits bids, or supply capacity of all participating category A companies have been exhausted, category B companies shall be given consideration.
Category B Companies that are OEM  representatives with no in-country manufacturing/assembling facilities, but propose to assemble/manufacture/fabricate components and parts etc. Category B vendors are given next consideration in the event that no vendor with  Category A submits bids or supply capacity of all participating category A companies  have been exhausted.
Category C Companies that deploy equipment for operations such as dredging, survey, drilling, construction etc. Certificate is valid for one (1) year. Equipment are expected to satisfy at least 50% ownership by Nigerians. In a situation where category C & D certified companies are into a tender, then   Category C vendors shall be given first consideration.  Category D vendors are to be considered only when the capacities of category C vendors have been exhausted.
Category D Companies that deploy equipment for operations such as dredging, survey, drilling, construction, catering etc. Certificate is valid for one (1) year. Category D vendors are to be considered only when the capacities of category C vendors have been exhausted or when there are no category C certified companies in the bid exercise.

APPROVED 2018‐2019 NCEC LIST (Published 25th April 2019)