Human Resource Services provides U of A staff members advice on inviting foreign visitors and hiring foreign nationals. Before you invite a foreign national to campus, please seek advice from a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) in Human Resource Services.
Inviting a Foreign Visitor
Hiring a Foreign National
Entering and Re-entering Canada
Applying for Permanent Residence
Applying for a Spousal Work Permit
To avoid possible disruption of employment and/or travel during the winter break, individuals holding work permits should be directed to plan ahead to ensure that their permits remain up-to-date. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) current processing time for on-line renewal of work permits is 84 calendar days. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
As of August 28, 2017 there will be an additional step when considering foreign nationals for high-wage non-faculty positions. A new rating system called Job Match will match job seekers registered in the Canada Job Bank with advertised positions, and employers will be required to invite candidates who have a certain number of stars in relation to the position.Read more »
The University of Alberta is committed to supporting all faculty and staff affected by the recent United States travel ban. Visit https://www.ualberta.ca/travel-ban-information if you require support or assistance or want up-to-date information. For faculty and staff needing assistance with Immigration, please contact Immigration Services at email@example.com or call 780-492-6072 or 780-492-2796.
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