CSC Wins Department of State Visa Application Contract
News Release -- March 16, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 16 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it is one of two companies to be awarded the Global Support Strategy (GSS) for Visa Services indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Consular Affairs. The IDIQ has a one-year base period and nine one-year options, bringing the estimated total 10-year contract value to $2.8 billion for both firms.
Under the terms of the contract, CSC will compete for task orders to provide a range of visa-related business process support services, local stand-alone facilities, and oversight and management of visa-support services for U.S. embassies and consulates abroad.
“We understand the enormous challenges the Department of State faces in processing visa applications around the world to facilitate international travel, while also vigorously protecting the borders of the United States,” said Aaron Fuller, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Enforcement, Security and Intelligence Group. “CSC’s worldwide visa support experience, service-delivery expertise and global presence make us the ideal partner to combine centralized oversight and control with distributed local execution – maximizing standardization, yet responding to each country’s distinctive needs.”
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended Jan. 1, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.csc.com.