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U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs Awards a US$17.9 Million Task Order to Stanley, a CGI Federal SubsidiaryVisa services support extends to Central America (February 22, 2012)
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/22/12 -- 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$17.9 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 support services contract. This is the fifth task order won under the GSS contract.
Under this task order award, the company will provide business process support services to assist with the processing of non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications, including providing information to applicants about the visa application process as well as fee collection, appointment services, and document delivery at U.S. embassies and consulates located in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
With this award, the company supports visa processing operations in 25 countries across four regions: Asia; Russia and its Southern Neighbors; West Africa; and Central America.
"We are pleased to support the Bureau of Consular Affairs in a new region," said Donna Ryan, President of CGI Federal, including Stanley. "CGI's worldwide visa experience enables us to partner with them to leverage global best practices while ensuring local relevance."
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 Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at December 31, 2011, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately $4.1 billion and its order backlog was approximately $13.6 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com/usfederal.
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