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Change Number: DFARS PGI Change 05/30/2024
Effective Date: 05/30/2024

PGI 230.201-5 Waiver.

PGI 230.201-5 Waiver.

(a)(1)(i) Unless otherwise authorized by the Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC), the military departments must submit each CAS waiver request toDPC (Price, Cost and Finance) for review at least 14 days before granting the waiver. Submit waiver requests via email at

(ii) DoD contracting activities that are not within a military department must submit CAS waiver requests that meet the conditions in FAR 30.201-5(b) to the Principal Director, (DPC) for approval at least 30 days before the anticipated contract award date.

(e) The annual report of exceptional case CAS waivers shall include the following:

Title: Waiver of CAS Requirements

(1) Contract number, including modification number, if applicable, and program name.

(2) Contractor name.

(3) Contracting activity.

(4) Total dollar amount waived.

(5) Brief description of why the item(s) could not be obtained without a waiver.

(6) Brief description of the specific steps taken to ensure price reasonableness.

(7) Brief description of the demonstrated benefits of granting the waiver.