Professional Audit Support Services (PASS) is a mandatory supply arrangement for the procurement of audit and financial management services. With PASS, federal departments and agencies can invite bids directly from a pool of experienced suppliers already pre-qualified in specialized work streams.

PASS was developed by the Office of the Comptroller General in cooperation with Public Works and Government Services Canada. Extensive consultations were also conducted with federal government and private sector communities.

PASS Work Streams

  1. Internal audit services
  2. Practice inspections
  3. Information technology and systems audits
  4. Forensic audits
  5. External audits
  6. Financial accounting services
  7. Internal control training
  8. Recipient and contribution agreement audits

Advantages of PASS

On this site you will find guidance and tools for navigating the PASS contracting process, from stream selection to contract award. For more information about PASS, please contact the Internal Audit Sector or consult the Public Works and Government Services Canada web site.

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