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eGates Replacement, New Zealand Customs Service


RFx ID : 29329991
Tender Name : eGates Replacement, New Zealand Customs Service
Reference # :
Open Date : Wednesday, 8 May 2024 7:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Friday, 28 June 2024 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Notice of Information (Advance Notice) (NOI)
Tender Coverage : Cluster  [?]
Categories :
  • 22000000 - Building and Construction Machinery and Accessories
  • 23000000 - Industrial Manufacturing and Processing Machinery and Accessories
  • 30000000 - Structures and Building and Construction and Manufacturing Components and Supplies
  • 31000000 - Manufacturing Components and Supplies
  • 43000000 - Information Technology Broadcasting and Telecommunications
  • 46000000 - Defense and Law Enforcement and Security and Safety Equipment and Supplies
  • 52000000 - Domestic Appliances and Supplies and Consumer Electronic Products
  • 72000000 - Building and Facility Construction and Maintenance Services
  • 81000000 - Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services
  • 83000000 - Public Utilities and Public Sector Related Services
  • 92000000 - National Defense and Public Order and Security and Safety Services
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Nirav Patel
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As part of New Zealand Customs Service (“NZCS”) commitment to enhancing border security and facilitating efficient travel, NZCS is planning to run a market exercise compliant with the New Zealand Government Procurement Rules to identify and procure new eGate solutions.

eGates within the NZCS context are a tool to streamline and enhance border security and immigration processes for passengers’ entering and exiting New Zealand. eGates are automated self-service kiosks that use biometric technology, such as facial recognition, to verify passengers’ identities against their electronic passports. By enabling eligible passengers to self-process through immigration controls, eGates facilitate faster, more efficient border clearance while maintaining robust security measures. This technology helps reduce queues, waiting times, and manual processing, ultimately improving the overall experience for passengers’ and enhancing the effectiveness of border management operations.

The procurement initiative led by the NZCS to replace the current eGate infrastructure aligns with improving operational efficiency and providing a seamless experience for passengers’ entering and exiting New Zealand. In this context, the Ministry for Primary Industries (“MPI”) seeks to leverage this procurement opportunity to integrate express Exit Marshal Gates with the eGate system. The inclusion of Exit Marshall Gates will enable MPI to streamline biosecurity clearance processes for passengers, enhance risk assessment capabilities, and expedite the movement of people across New Zealand’s borders. By collaborating with NZCS on this procurement endeavour, MPI aims to optimise border management operations, enhance regulatory compliance, and safeguard New Zealand’s biosecurity interests while facilitating the efficient flow of travel.