FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 11, 2012) - 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 firm-fixed-price task order to support visa support services in China. The task order award has 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. The task order value will range between US$94 million to US$186 million depending on volume, performance, and option awards. This is the eighth task order won under the GSS contract.
Under this task order award, the company will launch a GSS program in China, providing business process support services to assist with the processing of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications. Support will include information services, appointment services, fee collection, and document delivery.
With this award, the company supports visa processing operations in 34 countries across Asia, Asia Pacific, Central America, Eastern Europe, Russia and its Southern Neighbors, and West Africa.
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 the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. With approximately 72,000 professionals located in offices and global delivery centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, CGI offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. Further to the recent completion of the Logica acquisition, CGI's annualized revenue is approximately C$10.4 billion, with an estimated order backlog of approximately C$17.6 billion; CGI's shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com/usfederal.