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We'll help you with a summary of Canadian immigration processes and how they apply to those in different positions at UBC. It's your responsibility, however, to stay up to date with immigration information for your specific situation.

Requirements and work permits

Details of what's required for you and accompanying family members to enter Canada will depend on two things: the type of appointment you've been offered, and your citizenship.


For immigration inquiries including information on work permit and permanent residence applications, please email our team of Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) at UBC Vancouver or UBC Okanagan

Please make sure to provide the following information: 

  • Your name, UBC position, and start date. 
  • Your citizenship(s)
  • Your country of residence
  • All permit and visa expiration dates (if applicable) 

If you request specific assistance, please provide detailed information including applicable documents such as a rejection or request letter. 

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