Request for Expression of Interest for

  1. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), through the Government Appropriation Act (GAA) 2017 intends to apply the sum of Php 11,508,082.00 being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for Restoration of Artworks of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Inabanga, Bohol. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at the opening of the financial proposals.
  2. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) now calls for the submission of eligibility documents for Restoration of Artworks of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Inabanga, Bohol. Eligibility documents of interested consultants must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat on or before 29 May 2017 unitl 5:00 p.m. at Records Section Ground Floor NHCP Building, T.M. Kalaw Street Ermita, Manila. Applications for eligibility will be evaluated based on a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion.
  3. Interested bidders may obtain further information from National Historical Commission of the Philippines and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
  4. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on 01 to 15 June 2017 from the address below and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents, pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB, in the amount of Php 25,000.00. It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity, provided that Bidders shall pay the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.
  5. The BAC shall draw up the short list of consultants from those who have submitted Expression of Interest, including the eligibility documents, and have been determined as eligible in accordance with the provisions of Republic Act 9184 (RA 9184), otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”, and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). The short list shall consist of at least three prospective bidders who will be entitled to submit bids. The criteria and rating system for short listing are:
Criteria Weight
Applicable experience of consulting firm 40%
Qualification of principal and key staff who will be assigned to the project 40%
Current workload relative to capacity 20%


The minimum standard to pass is Seventy Percent (70%

  1. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the IRR of RA 9184.

Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, cooperatives, and partnerships or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines.


  1. The Procuring Entity shall evaluate bids using the Quality Based Evaluation/Selection (QBE/QBS) The criteria and rating system for the evaluation of bids shall be provided in the Instructions to Bidders.
  2. The contract shall be completed within one hundred eighty (180) calendar day. 
  3. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Section 41 of RA 9184 and its IRR, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.
  4. For further information, please refer to:

Diana A. Galang
BAC, Head Secretariat
National Historical Commssion of the Philippines
T.M. Kalaw Street Ermita, Manila
Telephone number: 254-7482 local 122
Fax number: 536-3181
Email address: nhcpbac&


18 May 2017


BAC Chairperson