Stanley awarded three government contracts for visa processing services

July 22, 2014 - 

Stanley Associates, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI Federal, announced it has been awarded with three contracts valued at $64 million from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs to provide visa processing services for various countries in Asia, the Caribbean and South America.

The 10-year global support strategy (GSS) contract includes orders received in September 2013, along with this past March and May.

The September 2013 order is for a maximum value of $15.6 million and supports Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos; the March 2014 is for a maximum value of $10.9 million for Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal; and the May 2014 is for a maximum value of $10.9 million for Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Each order involves a one base year as well as options to extend the contract to up to four additional years.

Under GSS, CGI helps applicants who are looking to attain non-immigrant and immigrant visas by providing onsite support and biometrics collection. These services include information services, onsite applicant support, fee collection, appointment services, offsite collection of applicant biometrics, and document delivery.

CGI Federal has already been awarded with 13 task orders under the GSS contract, as well as supports U.S. diplomatic facilities in 68 countries.

The company will launch visa processing support at U.S. embassies and consulates in 13 countries based in Asia, the Caribbean and South America.

“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 of 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.”

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