How Many Times Can the Government Extend A Four Year 8(a) Set Aside?

How many times can the Government extend a four year 8(a) set aside FFP contract before re- solicitation?


Your 8(a) contract lasts nine years, but you remain “grandfathered” if you receive a multi-year contract prior to the end of that nine-year period that extends beyond the nine years.    In most cases,  you should be able to have it extended at least once.  Keep in mind that “grandfathering” applies only to that contract.

Thanks for a great question.


— Jim Dickensheets