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

Applying for Permanent Residence

Applying for a Spousal Work Permit

  1. Immediate Change to Advertising Requirements for Foreign Nationals

    Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has amended its minimum advertising requirements for employers who need a labour market impact assessment (LMIA) to hire foreign nationals into high-wage, non-academic positions.Read more »

  2. Immigration Updates

    Over the past ten months, numerous changes have been made with respect to how the University of Alberta is required to handle immigration-related issues. The following is an update regarding the most recent changes.
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  3. Inviting Foreign Visitors: Process Changes

    Immigration Services, Human Resource Services has implemented changes in how the International Mobility Program (IMP) will be handled to create efficiencies and reduce the administrative burden for the campus community.
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Quick Links

Immigration Forms

Foreign Visitor Category Assessment Form

Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Form

Citizenship and Immigration Canada Spousal Program

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Website 

Service Canada Website 

Academic Visitors Office

University of Alberta International

Immigration Glossary


Contact Us

Immigration Services
Human Resource Services

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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