U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs awards three task orders
valued at US$64 million for visa services to Stanley, a
CGI Federal subsidiary
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/14 -- The U.S.
Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs has awarded Stanley
Associates, Inc. (Stanley), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI Federal
Inc. (CGI) (NYSE: GIB)(TSX: GIB.A), three contracts totalling $64.0M
to provide visa processing services for a number of Asian, Caribbean
and South American countries.
The most recent task order, awarded in May 2014, has a maximum value
of $37.5M and includes the countries of Dominican Republic, Haiti,
Venezuela, and Cuba. In March 2014, a second task order was awarded
with a maximum value of $10.9M, serving the countries of Pakistan,
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The third task order, awarded in
September 2013, has a maximum of $15.6M and supports Thailand,
Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
The contract is a firm-fixed-price task order with a one-year base
and four one-year option periods, awarded under its 10-year multiple
award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Global Support
Strategy (GSS) for visa support services contract. To date, CGI
Federal has won thirteen task orders under the GSS contract. As a
result of these task order awards, the company will launch visa
processing support at these U.S. embassies and consulates.
Through its visa processing task orders, CGI provides services to
assist applicants in applying for non-immigrant and immigrant visas.
These services include information services, onsite applicant
support, fee collection, appointment services, offsite collection of
applicant biometrics, and document delivery. CGI services and
solutions improve the efficiency and transparency of the overall
"CGI values the strong partnership we've built with the Department of
State, and we welcome the opportunity to continue to support its
mission," said Dr James Peake, Lt. Gen. (Ret), President, CGI
Federal. "By extending our visa support services to more countries
around the world, CGI plays an important role in facilitating
legitimate travel to the United States while assisting the Department
of State in achieving greater efficiency in the visa process."
With these three awards, the company supports visa processing
operations in a total of 68 countries across South and Central Asia
Pacific, Central and South America, Eastern, Central, and Northern
Europe, the Caribbean, and West Africa.
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in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information
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well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annualized
revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$19
billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).
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