Visa services for faculty and scholars

Looking for visa and immigration assistance?

Visa services provides accurate and up-to-date visa and immigration information and assistance to University of Waterloo departments, employees and visiting international scholars. Because Canadian and international laws and requirements change frequently, it is important to work with us and ensure you meet requirements before finalizing travel plans or if your plans change.

Student enquiries:

For more information, please contact the Student Success Office.

Faculty, staff and scholars enquiries:

For more information, please contact the Immigration and onboarding specialist.

Visiting delegation request

We welcome visiting delegations from established and prospective partner institutions worldwide. To help you experience a productive visit at Waterloo, we ask that you please complete our delegation request form providing as much detail as possible. We will respond to your request as soon as possible.