Who We Are
To regulate public procurement, retention and disposal of public property through capacity development, leveraging technology, monitoring and enforcement to promote best practices and socio economic development in Trinidad and Tobago.
The catalyst for transformation through best practice in procurement, retention and disposal of public property.
Our mandate is underpinned by the need to safeguard the national patrimony of resources in the best interest of national development.
Our efforts are guided by irrevocable principles of honesty and strong morals.
Our actions are open and answerable to the scrutiny of all of our stakeholders.
We hold ourselves to a higher standard of excellence and we are responsible for our actions.
The Office of Procurement Regulation (OPR) is a body corporate established pursuant to an Act of Parliament, namely the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property Act, 2015. The Act aims to provide for public procurement, and for the retention and disposal of public property in accordance with the principles of good governance, namely accountability, integrity, transparency, and value for money and to promote local industry development, sustainable procurement and sustainable development.
Though the Act was assented to on January 14, 2015, it comes into operation on a date to be fixed by the President by proclamation. However, to allow for the establishment of the OPR, the appointment of the Members of the Board, the performance of certain key functions of the OPR, and the drafting of Regulations, the Act was partially proclaimed by way of Legal Notice 150 of 2015.