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CGI Gets Seat on State Department's $3.3B Global Support Strategy 2.0 Contract


The Department of State's Office of Acquisition Management has selected CGI to serve as one of the prime contractors on the potential ten-year Global Support Strategy for Overseas Consular Support Services 2.0 (GSS 2.0) multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, the company reported on Monday. Under GSS 2.0, the selected companies will compete for task orders under the potential $3.3 billion IDIQ.

"Our team is proud to extend our relationship with the Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, using our international experience and performance-driven management approach to help them serve foreign customers and provide national information security through the visa process," said Kenyon Wells, senior vice president at CGI.

The company will utilize the CGI Atlas360 to assist the Bureau of Consular Affairs with the visa applications process. The scope of contract services includes a website, 24/7 information services, appointment scheduling, fee collection, biometric data collection, greeter services and document delivery services. 

"We look forward to continuing to deliver a successful customer experience, enabling transparency and visibility throughout the entire visa application process as customer, agency and technology needs change," Wells added. 

The GSS 2.0 contract is a follow-on to the current GSS Program, under which CGI works to help the Bureau of Consular Affairs process non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications at U.S. embassies and consulates across more than 70 countries.

About CGI Federal

CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, healthcare and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world. 

With 76,000 consultants and other professionals across the globe, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities, from strategic IT and business consulting to systems integration, managed IT and business process services and intellectual property solutions. CGI works with clients through a local relationship model complemented by a global delivery network that helps clients digitally transform their organizations and accelerate results.

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Written by Sarah Sybert

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