CIBIDS Next Generation LOI (B8465-220030/A)

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Tender Notice - Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)




Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2021/11/01 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Region of delivery
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Foreign
  • Manitoba
  • National Capital Region
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • New Brunswick
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Nunavut
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Yukon
End user entity
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Reference number
Solicitation number


Trade Agreement: CETA/WTO-AGP/CPTPP/CFTA/FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama/Korea/UK
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

CIBIDS Next Generation LOI

CIBIDS Procurement Team 

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) and Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) have begun exploratory work on the procurement for the next generation of IRCC Canadian Immigration Biometric Identification System (CIBIDS). This Notice outlines Canadas intended industry engagement strategy and invites interested Suppliers to participate in the engagement process. 

The industry engagement will follow PSPCs Smart Procurement principles, allowing interested Suppliers the opportunity to engage with Canada regarding the Biometric Technology and related Services procurement and to maintain an open dialogue throughout the procurement process. IRCC will be seeking industry feedback on biometric collection solutions, orchestration engines and associated services. This approach will help achieve the future delivery of a modern biometric technology solution that meets the needs of the Canadian Citizenship, Refugee and Immigration programs in the most effective way possible.
Please see the attached document for further details.  

Inquiries should be sent via email to:

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Contact information

Contact name
CIBIDS Procurement Team
Contact email
Contact phone
( ) - ( )
Contact address
Terrasses de la Chaudière 4th Floor
10 Wellington Street
K1A 0S5


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Solicitation documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.E39765.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2021-07-09
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.F39765.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2021-07-09
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.E39765.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2021-07-13
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.F39765.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2021-07-13
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.E39765.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2021-07-14
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.F39765.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2021-07-14
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.E39765.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2021-07-19
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.F39765.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2021-07-19
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.E39765.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2021-07-27
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.F39765.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2021-07-27
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.E39765.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2021-07-29
ABES.PROD.PW__XQ.B012.F39765.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2021-07-29

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