Immigration Procedures for Academic Staff

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/renewals and Permanent Residency, should contact their designated Advisor as follows:




Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

immigration.apo [at]

(Maxime Grenier-Labreque - on leave)

Faculty of Dental Medicine & Oral Health Sciences, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Desautels Faculty of Management

Katerina Knize

immigration.apo [at]


Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Libraries, Schulich School of Music, Faculty of Science, School of Continuing Studies

Myriam Larose

immigration.apo [at]

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