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

Contact Us

Immigration Services
Human Resource Services

Cyndi Killingsworth

Dallas Pelkey

Trisha Kasawski



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