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Security Requirements

Common PS SRCL #1

Common PS SRCL #1 Specific Instructions

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #1 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#1

Common PS SRCL #1 Summary:

  • Commercial courier or delivery requirement with no overnight storage (Block 6c)
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #1 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#1

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror may remove PROTECTED information or assets from the work site(s) as required by this Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, but is NOT AUTHORIZED TO SAFEGUARD MATERIAL OVERNIGHT. The Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #2

Common PS SRCL #2 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #2 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#2

Common PS SRCL #2 Summary:

  • Access to RESTRICTED AREAS and NO ACCESS to PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED INFORMATION or assets (Block 6b);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #2 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File # Common-PS SRCL#2

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  3. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #3

Common PS SRCL #3 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646 or at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #3 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#3

Common PS SRCL #3 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to RESTRICTED AREAS and NO ACCESS to PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED INFORMATION or assets (Block 6b);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #3 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File # Common-PS SRCL#3

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #4

Common PS SRCL #4 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #4 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#4

Common PS SRCL #4 Summary:

  • Access to RESTRICTED AREAS and NO ACCESS to PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED INFORMATION or assets (Block 6b);
  • Personnel Security level – SECRET (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #4 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#4

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of SECRET, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  3. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #5

Common PS SRCL #5 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #5 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#5

Common PS SRCL #5 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to RESTRICTED AREAS and NO ACCESS to PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED INFORMATION or assets (Block 6b);
  • Personnel Security level – SECRET (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #5 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#5

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of SECRET, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL#6

Common PS SRCL #6 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #6 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#6

Common PS SRCL #6 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A and B (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #6 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#6

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED information or assets from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #7

Common PS SRCL #7 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #7 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#7

Common PS SRCL #7 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A and B (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #7 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#7

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED information or assets from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #8

Common PS SRCL #8 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Kindly be advised this contract involves unclassified military data subject to the provisions of the Technical Data Control Regulations indicated by the client at Block (5b new form; Block 9 old form) of the SRCL. It is required that the chosen Canadian or American suppliers become certified contractors in the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP). The suppliers may obtain information on how to become certified in the JCP by reviewing the information at: Defense Logistics Agency or by calling the Joint Certification Office at 1-800-352.3572.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #8 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#8

Common PS SRCL #8 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a & 5b);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A and B (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #8 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#8

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED information or assets from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #9

Common PS SRCL #9 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or Information Technology (IT) requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #9 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#9

Common PS SRCL #9 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A and B (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #9 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#9

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada.
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #10

Common PS SRCL #10 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #10 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#10

Common PS SRCL #10 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A and B (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);
  • Electronic Link between IT systems (Block11e)

Common PS SRCL #10 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#10

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada.
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B, including an IT Link up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #11

Common PS SRCL #11 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #11 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#11

Common PS SRCL #11 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A and B (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #11 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#11

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada.
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #12

Common PS SRCL #12 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Kindly be advised this contract involves unclassified military data subject to the provisions of the Technical Data Control Regulations indicated by the client at Block (5b new form; Block 9 old form) of the SRCL. It is required that the chosen Canadian or American suppliers become certified contractors in the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP). The suppliers may obtain information on how to become certified in the JCP by reviewing the information at: Defense Logistics Agency or by calling the Joint Certification Office at 1-800-352.3572.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #12 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#12

Common PS SRCL #12 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a & 5b);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A and B (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #12 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#12

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada.
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #13

Common PS SRCL #13 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #13 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#13

Common PS SRCL #13 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B and C (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #13 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#13

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED information or assets from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #14

Common PS SRCL #14 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #14 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#14

Common PS SRCL #14 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, and C (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #14 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#14

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED information or assets from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #15

Common PS SRCL #15 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Kindly be advised this contract involves unclassified military data subject to the provisions of the Technical Data Control Regulations indicated by the client at Block (5b new form; Block 9 old form) of the SRCL. It is required that the chosen Canadian or American suppliers become certified contractors in the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP). The suppliers may obtain information on how to become certified in the JCP by reviewing the information at: Defense Logistics Agency or by calling the Joint Certification Office at 1-800-352.3572.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #15 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#15

Common PS SRCL #15 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a & 5b);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, and C (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #15 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#15

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED information or assets from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #16

Common PS SRCL #16 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #16 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#16

Common PS SRCL #16 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, and C (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #16 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#16

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED C, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada.
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED C.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #17

Common PS SRCL #17 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #17 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#17

Common PS SRCL #17 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, and C (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #17 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#17

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED C, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada.
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED C.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #18

Common PS SRCL #18 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Kindly be advised this contract involves unclassified military data subject to the provisions of the Technical Data Control Regulations indicated by the client at Block (5b new form; Block 9 old form) of the SRCL. It is required that the chosen Canadian or American suppliers become certified contractors in the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP). The suppliers may obtain information on how to become certified in the JCP by reviewing the information at: Defense Logistics Agency or by calling the Joint Certification Office at 1-800-352.3572.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #18 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#18

Common PS SRCL #18 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a & 5b);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, and C (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #18 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#18

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED C, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada.
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED C.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #19

Common PS SRCL #19 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #19 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#19

Common PS SRCL #19 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #19 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#19

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABLITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #20

Common PS SRCL #20 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #20 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#20

Common PS SRCL #20 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #20 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#20

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABLITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #21

Common PS SRCL #21 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Kindly be advised this contract involves unclassified military data subject to the provisions of the Technical Data Control Regulations indicated by the client at Block (5b new form; Block 9 old form) of the SRCL. It is required that the chosen Canadian or American suppliers become certified contractors in the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP). The suppliers may obtain information on how to become certified in the JCP by reviewing the information at: Defense Logistics Agency or by calling the Joint Certification Office at 1-800-352.3572.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #21 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#21

Common PS SRCL #21 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a & 5b);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #21 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#21

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABLITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #22

Common PS SRCL #22 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #22 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#22

Common PS SRCL #22 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);

Common PS SRCL #22 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#22

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD, PWGSC.
  3. Processing of PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information electronically at the Contractor/Offeror's site is NOT permitted under this Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #23

Common PS SRCL #23 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #23 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#23

Common PS SRCL #23 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #23 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#23

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD, PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of SECRET.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #24

Common PS SRCL #24 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #24 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#24

Common PS SRCL #24 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #24 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#24

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD, PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of SECRET.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #25

Common PS SRCL #25 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Kindly be advised this contract involves unclassified military data subject to the provisions of the Technical Data Control Regulations indicated by the client at Block (5b new form; Block 9 old form) of the SRCL. It is required that the chosen Canadian or American suppliers become certified contractors in the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP). The suppliers may obtain information on how to become certified in the JCP by reviewing the information at: Defense Logistics Agency or by calling the Joint Certification Office at 1-800-352.3572.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #25 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#25

Common PS SRCL #25 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a & 5b);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL and SECRET (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #25 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#25

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD, PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of SECRET.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #26

Common PS SRCL #26 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #26 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#26

Common PS SRCL #26 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET(Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #26 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#26

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABLITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET or TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #27

Common PS SRCL #27 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #27 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#27

Common PS SRCL #27 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET(Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #27 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#27

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABLITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET or TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #28

Common PS SRCL #28 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Kindly be advised this contract involves unclassified military data subject to the provisions of the Technical Data Control Regulations indicated by the client at Block (5b new form; Block 9 old form) of the SRCL. It is required that the chosen Canadian or American suppliers become certified contractors in the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP). The suppliers may obtain information on how to become certified in the JCP by reviewing the information at: Defense Logistics Agency or by calling the Joint Certification Office at 1-800-352.3572.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #28 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#28

Common PS SRCL #28 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a & 5b);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET(Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #28 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#28

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABLITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET or TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #29

Common PS SRCL #29 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #29 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#29

Common PS SRCL #29 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #29 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#29

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of TOP SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET or TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD, PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of TOP SECRET.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #30

Common PS SRCL #30 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #30 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#30

Common PS SRCL #30 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #30 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#30

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of TOP SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET or TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD, PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of TOP SECRET.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex _____;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #31

Common PS SRCL #31 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Kindly be advised this contract involves unclassified military data subject to the provisions of the Technical Data Control Regulations indicated by the client at Block (5b new form; Block 9 old form) of the SRCL. It is required that the chosen Canadian or American suppliers become certified contractors in the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP). The suppliers may obtain information on how to become certified in the JCP by reviewing the information at: Defense Logistics Agency or by calling the Joint Certification Office at 1-800-352.3572.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #31 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#31

Common PS SRCL #31 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a & 5b);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #31 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#31

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of TOP SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET or TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD, PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of TOP SECRET.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #32

Common PS SRCL #32 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #32 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#32

Common PS SRCL #32 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #32 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#32

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED A, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval. After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED A.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #33

Common PS SRCL #33 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #33 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#33

Common PS SRCL #33 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED B (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #33 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#33

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #34

Common PS SRCL #34 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #34 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#34

Common PS SRCL #34 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – SECRET (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #34 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#34

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #35

Common PS SRCL #35 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #35 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#35

Common PS SRCL #35 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – TOP SECRET (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #35 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#35

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC
  3. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #36

Common PS SRCL #36 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #36 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#36

Common PS SRCL #36 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS and SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);

Common PS SRCL #36 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#36

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS or SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #37

Common PS SRCL #37 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #37 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#37

Common PS SRCL #37 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS and SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #37 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#37

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS or SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #38

Common PS SRCL #38 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #38 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#38

Common PS SRCL #38 Summary:

  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B and TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS and TOP SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);

Common PS SRCL #38 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#38

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY or TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  4. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  5. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #39

Common PS SRCL #39 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #39 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#39

Common PS SRCL #39 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #39 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#39

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED A, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED A.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #40

Common PS SRCL #40 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #40 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#40

Common PS SRCL #40 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS (Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #40 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#40

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods.  Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED information, assets or work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED information until the CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted or approved, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #41

Common PS SRCL #41 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #41 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#41

Common PS SRCL #41 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – SECRET (Block 10a);

Common PS SRCL #41 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#41

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods.  Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #42

Common PS SRCL #42 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #42 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#42

Common PS SRCL #42 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B, C, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #42 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#42

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods.  Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information from the identified work site(s), and the Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware of and comply with this restriction.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Common PS SRCL #43

Common PS SRCL #43 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #43 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#43

Common PS SRCL #43 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS and SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);

Common PS SRCL #43 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#43

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD),
    Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods.  Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS or SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #44

Common PS SRCL #44 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #44 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#44

Common PS SRCL #44 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B and SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS and SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);
  • Supplier is required to use its IT systems to electronically process, produce or store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or data (Block 11d);

Common PS SRCL #44 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#44

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods.  Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS or SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.

Common PS SRCL #45

Common PS SRCL #45 Specific Instructions:

Should foreign suppliers be bidding on this procurement please contact CISD for an international security clause.

Should the client department raise any objections to the wording of the clause below, contact CISD PRIOR TO finalizing the contractual documentation. No changes to the clause wording is permitted without prior consultation with CISD/PWGSC.

This SRCL contains a Document Safeguarding Capability and/or IT requirement. In order for CISD to perform the necessary physical inspection(s) and grant the applicable approval(s) and/or authority to process in a timely manner we require the following documents at your earliest convenience:

  • Statement of Work
  • Fully signed SRCL
  • IT Security Requirements identified in a separate Technical Document *See note.
  • IT Connectivity Guide (if an IT Link is required)
  • Any other applicable security guides or security instruction documents
  • If multiple work sites of the chosen supplier will be performing work, CISD must be advised in order to have the necessary physical inspections initiated.

*NOTE: The IT Security Requirement Document is generated by the client and describes in detail how the IT aspects of the work are to be performed by the supplier. For example, should the only requirement be that the IT aspects must meet the standards set out in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Operational Security Standards: Management of Information Technology Security (MITS) this must be stated in the document. Any additional IT security instructions beyond the standard must be included.

Kindly be advised that this contract includes access to Controlled Goods and that the winning supplier must be registered with the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The suppliers may obtain information on how to become involved in the CGP by contacting the CGP call centre at 613-948-4176 or 1-866-368-4646at SSIDMCSP-ISSCGDPS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

The clauses and the electronic version of the SRCL (PDF) can now be forwarded to procurement for use in solicitation documents.

  1. For each SRCL, the Procurement Officer must not delete the Common SRCL reference number found on the top of page 1;
  2. For each SRCL, Canada must include the Contract Number in the box at the top of the SRCL page (form TBS-SCT 350);
  3. The Procurement Officer may use the clauses for its solicitation documents. HOWEVER, the Procurement Officer must ensure that:
    • Part A, Blocks 1, 2, 3 (if applicable) and 4 are completed (i.e. identify your government department, branch or directorate, and a brief description of the work. For example, one programmer analyst to provide on-site services for a period of 2 months);
    • Part D, Block 13 is completed and signed by the Project Authority (i.e. the government department`s end-user that approves the work being provided for the contract);
    • Part D, Block 14 is completed and signed by the Organization Security Authority (i.e. the departmental security officer or DSO); and
    • sign the SRCL in block 16.
  4. The Procurement Officer must ensure that the supplier meets all the security requirements prior to issue of a call-up OR contract award. CISD Call Centre may provide you with the security status of the supplier by contacting 1-866-368-4646 or by e-mail to ssi-iss@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  5. The contract may then be issued and the completely signed SRCL and security clauses must be attached to the contract document. A copy of the contract or call-up, including the SRCL, must be sent to CISD at SSICONTRATS.ISSCONTRACTS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

IMPORTANT: If your requirement contains an IT security requirement, the vendor cannot process electronically on their site until the appropriate approval is provided by CISD. The IT inspection process will only be initiated by CISD upon receipt of the awarded contract/call-up.

Common PS SRCL #45 SRCL Link:

Common PS SRCL#45

Common PS SRCL #45 Summary:

  • Access to Controlled Goods (Block 5a);
  • Access to PROTECTED and CLASSIFIED information and/or assets (Block 6a);
  • Type of Information: CANADA (Block 7a);
  • No release restrictions (Block 7b);
  • Level of information – PROTECTED A, B and TOP SECRET (Block 7c);
  • Personnel Security level – RELIABILITY STATUS and TOP SECRET(Block 10a);
  • Supplier to receive and store PROTECTED and/or CLASSIFIED information or assets on its site or premises (Block 11a);

Common PS SRCL #45 Security Clauses:

Security Requirement for Canadian Supplier: PWGSC File #Common-PS SRCL#45

  1. The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer/Supply Arrangement, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of TOP SECRET, with approved Document safeguarding at the level of PROTECTED B, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  2. This contract includes access to Controlled Goods.  Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of PWGSC.
  3. The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY or TOP SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC.
  4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed up to the level of PROTECTED B.
  5. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
  6. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    1. Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex ______;
    2. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE: There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file. In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. The Security Classification Guide is normally generated by the organization's project authority and/or security authority.