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
As we shared previously, Monday, October 5th, 2015 is launch day for the new Foreign Visitor Category Assessment (FVCA) web application interface. As of Friday, October 2, we will no longer accept or review FVCAs sent to the immigration services inbox.
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As of March 15, 2016, Canadian permanent residents may not be permitted to enter Canada without carrying either a valid permanent resident card or a valid permanent resident travel document.Read more »
Historically, only citizens of certain countries required a temporary resident visa (TRV) to enter Canada. It will soon become mandatory for most foreign nationals to have either an electronic travel authorization (eTA) or a TRV before entering Canada for any reason.Read more »