Visa services support extends to Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 9, 2011) - 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), a US$26 million firm-fixed-price task order with a one-year base and four, one-year option periods on its 10-year multiple award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Global Support Strategy (GSS) for visa services contract. This is the third task order won under the GSS contract.
Under this task order award, the company will provide business process services to support the processing of non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications, including information services, fee collection, appointment services, and document delivery at U.S. embassies and consulates located in Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia.
"We are pleased to extend our support for the Bureau of Consular Affairs to a new region," said George Schindler, President of CGI Federal, including Stanley. "Our global visa expertise across nearly 60 countries means that we can integrate best practices with the flexibility needed for this region. We will continue to focus on delivering solutions that are applicant-centric and secure, so that the Bureau of Consular Affairs can succeed in its mission of protecting the lives and interests of American citizens abroad while strengthening the security of U.S. borders."
About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 31,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at June 30, 2011, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately C$4.2 billion and its order backlog was approximately C$12.7 billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index.Website: www.cgi.com/usfederal.