Contracting Division


Welcome to the United States Corps of Engineers Far East District (FED) Contracting webpage. FED Contracting is the Agent responsible for providing acquisitions for architect-engineering services, and construction services supporting the United States Forces Korea (USFK) and its Republic of Korea (ROK) partners  throughout the Korean peninsula.

Mission and Vision

Deliver vital engineering solutions, in collaboration with our partners, to secure our Nation, energize our economy, and reduce disaster risk.

Engineering solutions for our Nation’s toughest challenges.



Construction Branch

Specializing in a wide range of acquisition projects such the construction of a hospital, army family housing, barracks to paving of an air field in support of U.S. Military Construction (MILCON), sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) and host nation construction programs, to ensure that our Korean partners and the United States Forces Korea (USFK) have top notch facilities.


Architect-Engineering Services and Supply Branch

Provides acquisition services for the development of architect-engineering of facilities through all design phases in support of U.S Military Construction (MILCON), sustainment restoration and modernization (SRM), and host nation construction programs. This branch also procures a variety of other services and supplies such as construction security monitoring, building maintenance, and environmental services to support the FED and its customers.  


Business Oversight Branch

Providing direct oversight and monitoring of the life cycle of all FED acquisitions, the Government Purchase Card Program, as well as providing policy guidance and continuous process improvement to the FED contracting division.


USFK Invited Contractor Program

All U.S. Contractors supporting USFK are required to be SOFA Designated via an Authorized USFK Form 700-19A-R-E in order to legally work in the Republic of Korea (ROK), regardless of they will be working for 20 minutes or 20 years.  The theater business clearance process for U.S. Contractors in Korea is governed by the U.S.-ROK Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) and implemented IAW USFK Regulation 700-19.  It is a two-step process.  The first, of which the Contracting Officer (KO) is responsible, is to obtain SOFA designation for the Contract/Order and Prime/Subcontracting companies.  The second, of which the Korea-based Sponsoring Unit (Requiring Activity) is responsible, is to obtain SOFA designation for each contractor.  Below are links for information and required documentation.