Agency Protest Process

Graph of the GSA Agency Protest Decisions by Fiscal Year:  FY2013 - 3 Granted, 7 Dismissed, 8 Denied; FY2014 - 0 Granted, 6 Dismissed, 3 Denied; FY2015 - 0 Granted, 4 Dismissed, 5 Denied; FY2016 - 0 Granted, 11 Dismissed, 6 Denied; FY2017 - 0 Granted, 7 Dismissed, 6 Denied.

  • Protester Submits Protest to Contracting Officer
  • Contracting Officer Forwards Protest to APO
  • Scheduling Conference with: APO; Legal Advisor; Staff Agency Counsel and CO / COTR; Protester (and Counsel)
  • Agency Submits Response
  • Oral Presentations (at APO’s discretion)
  • Final Written Matters
  • APO Written Decision (within thirty-five days)
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