Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE) Template


The Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE ) is used to assist in the determination of the acquisition strategy, as well as an estimated cost for the proposed effort.

This sample is for informational purposes only. Modification is required before use.

Last updated: March 26, 2024

How to Use This Tool

  • Review agency guidance to determine IGCE format and content requirements prior to using this tool.
  • Use the labor search feature in e-GOS to obtain GWAC labor rates.
  • Include methodology and data source used to derive cost or price information.
  • The IGCE should mirror the tasks identified in the statement of work and should include detailed breakdowns of estimates for material and travel.

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