Does your department invite Foreign National guests for short-term visits (typically, visits of fewer than nine days) to:
…guest lecture, present a paper or data findings?
…participate in symposia, conferences, or colloquia?
…collaborate with UI faculty?
If any of these scenarios are familiar to you, then you are also familiar with the intricacies of Visa and documentation requirements and their relationships to allowable types of payments to Foreign National guests.
To assist you in navigating this difficult terrain, OBFS Payroll Services has published a Quick Guide to Paying Short-term Foreign National Visitors.
In the Quick Guide you’ll find information about:
To find in-depth information about payments to Foreign Nationals, visit the Payments to Foreign Nationals Web site. These pages represent the results of a collaborative effort involving OBFS, the Office of University Counsel, the Office of International Services at Chicago, the Office of International Student and Scholar Services at Urbana, the Office of International Programs at Springfield, the Office of Human Resources, the Offices of the Provost at all campuses, and representatives of units from all campuses.
Please share this announcement with your staff and/or colleagues in other departments and units.
Questions about payments to Foreign Nationals can be sent to: FNinquiry@uillinois.edu (all campuses); or you can phone Payroll Services at: 217-265-6363 (Urbana); 866-476-3586 (all campuses).
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