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Electronic Protest Docketing System Instructions (Supersedes October 2021 version)

May 01, 2023
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These instructions govern electronic filings for protests, requests for reconsideration, and either requests for recommendation of reimbursement of costs, or requests for recommendation of amount of costs filed before the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). These instructions supplement, and are subordinate to, GAO's Bid Protest Regulations, which are set forth in Title 4 of the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.), part 21. This version supersedes the October 2021 version of the instructions

For more information, contact Kenneth E. Patton at (202) 512-8205 or or Edward (Ed) Goldstein at (202) 512-4483 or


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