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 Employment and Social Development Canada.

Please submit via email or inter-office mail a completed application to Immigration Services, which includes:

  1. Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) LMIA Coversheet & Checklist
  2. LMIA Application (ESDC-EMP5626)
  3. Job postings
  4. Advertising invoices
  5. Current salary scale for the position
  6. Current Part B - Supplementary Conditions of agreement for the position
  7. Employment Attestation (for assistance, contact Immigration Services)
  8. Job Bank Rationale
  9. Employment contract or letter of offer
For Non-Academic Positions, also include Non-Academic Staff Association Consultation Form - if applicable (original)

Tip Sheet: Guidelines for Completing a Labour Market Impact Assessment Application