Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request
The Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR) is a method for transferring funds by one military organization to another to procure services, supplies, or equipment for the requiring service. The MIPR (DD Form 448) may be accepted on a direct citation or reimbursable basis and is defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 253.208-2.
Top 10 Common Errors
When Submitting a MIPR Incorrect MIPRs significantly impact our ability to get funding on contract quickly; in order to avoid errors, please use the MIPR Checklist and reference the Sample MIPR. The following are the en (10) most commonly noted errors:
- There is NO indication of whether the MIPR should be accepted CAT I (Reimbursable) or CAT II (Direct Cite).
- There are NO itemized dollar amounts (breakout) for the TAT and Customer Shared Direct Cost.
- An INCORRECT TAT number or NO TAT number present on the MIPR.
- The MIPR has NO BPN/DoDAAC/DUNS number present.
- The MIPR does not state the contract number.
- The Requesting Activity's line of accounting (LOA) is INCORRECT or INCOMPLETE.
- No Financial or Technical POC information present on MIPR.
- MIPR is not legible.
- Grand Total for the MIPR series is incorrect.
- MIPR is not signed, dated, or addressed to DTIC.
AcqLinks and References:
- DD Form 448 Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request
- Sample MIPR from DTIC
- Website: FAR 253.208-1 DD Form 448, "Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request"