News : U.S. State Department Extends Global Visa Processing Services Work with CGI
Fairfax, VA, USA, June 22, 2016 -- CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced that it has been awarded the recompete of its contract by the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs for visa processing support services in Russia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia. The award is a firm-fixed-price task order with four one-year extensions, made under the DOS Global Support Strategy indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract.
Under the terms of the new agreement, CGI will continue to assist the government with non-immigrant and immigrant visa processing, providing information, appointment, document delivery and greeter services.
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This contract provides the State Department’s consular affairs stations with numerous advantages, including the delivery of more consistent service levels. In addition, the Department gains far greater visibility into the visa process. Ultimately, the security of US borders is strengthened through vigilant adjudication of visa applications.
"We are gratified by this award and view it as a vote of confidence in the high quality support we have provided this important client during the last five years," said Tim Hurlebaus, CGI Federal President. "CGI is proud to now support consular services in 70 countries around the world."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Thursday, June 23, 2016
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