Adapting the transport infrastructure for Union external border checks purposes - studies, works or mixed

European Comission

13 September 2022
18 January 2023
For profit
Not for profit (incl. NGOs)
Public sector
R&D and Higher Education
Energy, Climate and Environment Transport, Infrastructure and ICT

Objective :

The general objective is to modernise transport infrastructure on the Core and Comprehensive Networks of the TEN-T.

Scope :

In accordance with Article 9(2)(b)(x) of the CEF Regulation, the following projects will be supported:

  • studies and / or works aiming at facilitating traffic flows for all land and waterborne transport modes at border controls areas at the Union external border of the TEN-T network in accordance with Article 9(2)(b)(x) of the CEF Regulation. The supported projects, targeting only the transport infrastructure, will inter alia improve the connections to the border crossing points, and parking lines and spaces related to the border control. Where relevant, coordination with relevant Interreg IPA-CBC programmes should be ensured by the applicants.


  1. Admissibility conditions: described in section 5 of the call document

Proposal page limits and layout: described in Part B of the Application Form available in the Submission System

  1. Eligible countries: described in section 6 of of the call document

  2. Other eligibility conditions: described in section 6 of the call document

  3. Financial and operational capacity and exclusion: described in section 7 of the call document

  4. Evaluation and award:

  • Award criteria, scoring and thresholds: described in section 9 of the call document
  • Submission and evaluation processes : described section 8 of the call document and the Online Manual
  • Indicative timeline for evaluation and grant agreement: described in section 4 of the call document

6 . Legal and financial set-up of the grants: described in section 10 of the call document

Call documents:

Call document CEF-T-2022-SAFEMOBCOEN

Application form and annexes:

Proposals (including annexes and supporting documents) must be submitted using the forms provided inside the Submission System (NOT the documents available on the Topic page - these are only for information).

Application form (Part A and B)

Detailed budget table per WP

Timetable (Gantt Chart)

Letter of support (MS agreement)

Environmental compliance file

Full CBA cash flow template

Simplified CBA calculator

Additional Documents:

CEF Model Grant Agreement MGA

Decision on unit costs for SME owners

Decision on unit costs for CEF average personnel costs (usual cost accounting practices)

CINEA Guide on economic appraisal for CEF Transport Projects

Multiannual work programme 2021-2027 for the implementation of the Connecting Europe Facility - Transport sector for the period 2021-2023

CEF regulation 2021/1153

TEN-T Regulation 1315/2013

EU Financial Regulation 2018/1046

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19 April 2023