Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)

Before hiring a foreign national to work at the University of Alberta, you may require a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Service Canada. A Foreign Academic Recruitment Summary (FARS) may also be required for teaching and research positions. Please contact Immigration Services for additional information.

Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)

LMIA Coversheet & Checklist - to be submitted with application

LMIA Application

Tip Sheet: Guidelines for Completing a Labour Market Impact Assessment Application

Recruitment Summary

Foreign Academic Recruitment Summary (FARS) Application

Tip Sheet: FARS

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Immigration Services
Human Resource Services

Cyndi Killingsworth

Dallas Pelkey



The information provided on this website is for reference only and is subject to change. Before you invite a foreign national to campus, it is recommended that you seek advice from Immigration Services, Human Resource Services