Any commissions from RIVMNational Institute for Public Health and the Environment are subject to rules and regulations, for instance regarding liability, invoicing and delivery. These rules and regulations are set out in various documents that define terms and conditions. These terms and conditions apply to RIVM and to its suppliers.

Purchasing policy

Our purchasing policy offers opportunities to work within RIVMNational Institute for Public Health and the Environment operations to achieve certain aims of the primary policy and processes in line with the RIVM vision. The policy on purchasing and tendering compels RIVM to carefully consider the envisioned role for the proposed procurement: how can the purchasing policy contribute to achieving the primary objectives of our organisation? The purchasing policy sets out clear guiding principles for purchasing and procurement, defining these activities within RIVM.

Purchasing Conditions

When entering into agreements and issuing purchase orders, RIVM uses the following purchasing conditions:

  • The General Government Terms and Conditions for Purchasing (ARIV-2018)
  • The General Government Terms and Conditions for Public Service Contracts (ARVODI-2018)
  • The General Government Terms and Conditions for IT Contracts (ARBIT-2018)

Do you have any questions regarding these conditions, or would you like a more detailed explanation?
Please e-mail your questions to inkoop@rivm.nl or call our RIVM Purchasing Centre (Inkoopuitvoeringscentrum - IUC) on +31 30 - 274 32 11.