Visa Applications Through United States Interests Section in Havana Are Now Payable With Cash

Stanley Associates, Inc. (Stanley), a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) and PayNearMe Partner to Enable Cash Collection on Behalf of U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs at 17,000 U.S. Retail Locations

SUNNYVALE, CA and FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2015) - The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs now offers U.S. residents the option to pay with cash for non-immigrant visas on behalf of friends and family applying through the United States Interests Section in Havana.

Through this partnership between Stanley Associates, Inc. (Stanley), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) and electronic cash transaction network PayNearMe, Americans who have limited or no access to a bank account -- or those who simply prefer to transact with cash -- can now pay visa application fees in their own neighborhood at one of more than 17,000 7-Eleven, Family Dollar and ACE Cash Express retail stores nationwide. The cash payment option is an alternative to paying with existing methods such as debit card or submitting a request for ACH or wire transfer.

To pay with cash, users simply select "PayNearMe" from the payment screen and choose to print a payment code or have it sent to their mobile device. They then bring their printed or mobile PayCode to a participating store and pay at the register as if they are making a purchase at the store. Users receive a paper receipt and/or confirmation on their mobile device. The transaction takes less than 60 seconds to complete.

"In just the first two months since launch, the number of users electing to pay with cash has already quadrupled," Michael Darnaud, vice president of business development for government services at PayNearMe. "Now, not only are we seeing payments come in at all hours, we're seeing them happen coast to coast, from Florida to California -- it's a testament to the flexibility that users want."

About PayNearMe
PayNearMe is the electronic cash transaction network that enables consumers to pay rent and utility bills, repay loans, buy tickets, make online purchases and do much more with cash. Consumers can conveniently make payments on their own schedule and in their own neighborhood in less than a minute at one of over 17,000 trusted locations including 7-Eleven®, Family Dollar® and ACE Cash Express® stores across the United States. For more information, please visit:

About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 68,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annualized revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$19 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website:

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Stanley Associates, Inc. and PayNearMe partner to enable cash collection on behalf of U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs at 17,000 U.S. retail locations.

The cash payment option is an alternative to paying with existing methods such as debit card or submitting a request for ACH or wire transfer.