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SMART CARD SOLUTION - RFP (47419-176802/B)



  Reference Number 431399
  Solicitation Number 47419-176802/B
  Organization Name Public Services and Procurement Canada
Travaux publics et Services gouvernementaux Canada
  Source ID FD.DP.QC.10077.C86892
  Associated Components Yes


  Published 2017-11-30
  Revised 2018-01-11
  Closing 2018-01-23 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time EST


  Category Communications, Detection and Fibre Optics
  Region of Delivery National Capital Region
  Region of Opportunity
  Agreement Type
  Tender Type Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
  Estimated Value
  Solicitation Method

Notice Description

  SMART CARD SOLUTION - RFP (47419-176802/B)

Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements:


This bid solicitation cancels and supersedes previous bid solicitation number 47419-176802/A dated November 04, 2016 with a closing of December 20, 2016 at 14:00 EST. A debriefing or feedback session will be provided upon request to bidders who bid on the previous solicitation.

Description of the Requirement

Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), has a requirement for a commercial off-the-shelf Smart Card Solution (the "Solution") that must interoperate and work with CBSAs current IT infrastructure as detailed in Appendix C" item B. This solution is in support of CBSAs PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) processes and operations.

The Smart Card Solution must include:
a) Perpetual User licenses for the Smart Card Management Software;
b) Software maintenance and support services on the Perpetual User Licenses for the Smart Card Management Software;
c) Perpetual User Licenses for the Smart Card Middleware Software;
d) Software maintenance and support services on the Perpetual User Licenses for the Smart Card Middleware Software;
e) Optional Smart Cards;
f) Optional Smart Card Readers/Writers;
g) Optional Smart Card Colour Printers; and
h) Optional Solution Product Expert professional services.

The Contractor must deliver, enable and support the Solution that will be accepted and considered by the CBSA as being compliant with the requirements of the Contract at all times.

Term of the Contract

It is intended to result in the award of a Contract for 1 year, plus 6 one-year irrevocable options allowing Canada to extend the term of the Contract.

Trade Agreements

This procurement is subject to national security exception and is, therefore, excluded from all of the obligations of the trade agreements.

Security Requirements

There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organizational security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Industrial and Security Program (ISP) of Public Works and Government Services Canada ( website.

Federal Contractors Program

The Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment equity applies to this procurement: see Part 5 - Certifications, Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses and the form titled "Federal Contractors Program for Employment Equity - Certification".


All enquiries and other communications related to this RFP should be directed to the Contracting Authority:

Moctar Fall
Procurement Branch
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Place du Portage, Phase III, 4C1
11 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Québec K1A 0S5
Telephone: 873-469-4642
E-mail Address:

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

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Client Agency

  Name Fall, Moctar
  Company Name
  Address 11 Laurier St./11 Rue Laurier
3C2, Place du Portage, Phase III
  City Gatineau
  State / Province QC
  Postal Code K1A 0S5
  Phone (873)469-4642
  Website URL

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