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NON-RESIDENT (FOREIGN NATIONALS)




Important Note: As The University of Montana's international recognition for outstanding academic and research programs increases, we are receiving an increased foreign national candidate pool for posted positions. Hiring Departments can gain a full understanding of the process for hiring a foreign national by first reviewing the Overview and the H1-B Visa Procedural Information & Checklist below:

Overview | H1-B Visa Application


The Non-Resident (Foreign National) FAQ is an excellent informational resource regarding foreign students who wish to study in the United States. This reference contains vital information about Visa types, NAFTA, Taxation, Verification of Work Authorization, INS, and Alien/Citizen definitions.



REQUIRED ESSENTIALS:
All new and returning student employees are required to submit copies of the documents listed below at the beginning of their employment AND again every fall semester if they are still working on campus.


J1 Visa:
  • Complete the Foreign National Information Form (see above)
  • Passport
  • Form I-94
  • Visa
  • Form I-20
  • Social Security Card
  • Work Authorization Letter (if applicable)
F1 Visa:
  • Complete the Foreign National Information Form (see above)
  • Passport
  • Form I-94
  • Visa
  • Form DS-2019
  • Social Security Card
  • Work Authorization Letter (if applicable)
Permanent Residents:
  • Permanent Resident Card (copy of FRONT and BACK)
  • Social Security Card

All documents must be current and not expired in order to satisfy the eligibility requirements.

All other Visa types please contact:
Human Resources Services
406-243-5199



Human Resource Services

Human Resource Services

Emma B. Lommasson Center
Room 252

The University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59812

Phone: 406-243-6766

Fax: 406-243-6095