DATE: June 13, 2019

SUBJECT: DOE Order 486.1, Department of Energy Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs

TO: HCAs/Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers
FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division, Office of Policy, Office of Acquisition Management


On June 7, 2019, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued the subject order (attached) which contains new requirements that govern participation in foreign government talent recruitment programs.

The order contains a Contractor Requirements Document (CRD) which must be included in DOE and NNSA Management and Operating (M&O) contracts (with the exception of those M&O contracts listed in paragraph 3(c)(3) of the order) and other contracts as designated by Heads of Departmental Elements.

If you have any questions regarding these reporting requirements, please contact If you have questions concerning the rest of the Order, please contact the Office of Science at (202) 586-9747.

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