COVID-19 Immigration Update

Immigration Procedures for Academic Staff

NOTE: Important COVID-19 updates and recommendations related to travel for Temporary Foreign Workers are posted here. We encourage you to read fully the Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order (Mandatory Isolation)  issued by the Government of Canada. This update is effective as of 1 June 2020.

About Immigration Services in APO and Eligibility

Immigration Services in the Academic Personnel Office (APO) provides assistance to the foreign nationals employed in tenure-stream professorial, librarian, and full-time ranked Contract Academic Staff (CAS) positions at McGill University. This section includes information for foreign nationals applying for a Work permit and Permanent Residency.



The information provided on this website does not constitute legal advice. Immigration policy and procedures are subject to change, therefore foreign national staff members are advised to seek legal advice for specific matters by contacting Immigration Services.



Each Faculty has an assigned Immigration Advisor. Academic staff with questions regarding Work permits and renewals, and Permanent Residency, should contact their designated Advisor as follows:

Faculty Immigration Advisor Contact

Agricultural & Environmental Sciences; Arts; Desautels Faculty of Management; Law; Schulich School of Music

Me Salima Djerroud

immigration.apo [at] 


Faculty Immigration Advisor Contact

Dentistry; Education; Engineering; Library & Archives; Medicine; Science

Me Katerina Knize

immigration.apo [at]



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