Resource center

Here you will find resources to help you excel at your job and manage all aspects of your business. Review up-to-date information on how to set up your contracting business, get security clearance, have a smooth onboarding with Cistel, and much more.

Setup your contracting business

These guides will help you quickly and correctly establish your contracting business.

Understand federal government contract vehicles

Obtain security clearance

Many of the opportunities presented to Cistel require security clearance, a process administered by the Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC). Depending on the level of security check and your personal history, the clearance process can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 2 years.

Below is a list of resources to help you get an early start obtaining security clearance.

Have a smooth onboarding with Cistel

Our goal is to make your onboarding with us as smooth as possible. Here is the list of documents we’ll need from you to get started:

In some cases, an academic credential assessment may be required. More information on how to obtain the academic credential assessment for general purposes can be accessed below:

If you are unsure about what certifications and qualifications you need to start your next contracting opportunity, we can help.

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Benefit from referral program

Cistel regularly seeks qualified candidates for current and upcoming opportunities. Do you know of an independent contractor looking for work? Refer them to us to benefit from our Referral Program.

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