INVITATION FOR BIDS
The Embassy of India in Washington D.C., is inviting bids to pre-qualify agencies to assist in the processing of applications from foreign nationals for the issuance of Visas/OCI/PIO/Surrender/ Renunciation certificates. The details are available on their website. The Request for Proposal (RFP) may also be seen in the same site.
The offers/bids may be sent in sealed covers (superscribed ‘Visa Outsourcing’ (containing two separate sealed covers superscribed “ Technical Bid” and “Financial Bid”) addressed to the Head of Chancery, Embassy of India, Washington DC, Mr. G. Balasubramanian, Tel#: 202-939-7025). The Embassy of India, Washington DC decision on the pre-qualification of the agencies shall be final.
The deadline for submitting the financial and technical bids have been extended Quotations in different combinations would not be acceptable. Those prospective bidders, who have already dispatched their bids in view of the earlier deadline of May 10, 2012, are required to send fresh bids (both ‘Financial’ and ‘Technical’), by the new deadline of May 29, 2012. The old bids (already dispatched), if and when received, would not be opened at the Embassy and would be returned to the concerned bidder, if desired.
FAQ on RFP for outsourcing services