This toolkit is intended to assist departments when making payments to foreign nationals who provide service to the University as employees or independent contractors. The resources below provide guidance to ensure the University of Florida’s compliance with immigration and tax regulations.

As soon as the decision is made to host a foreign visitor, departments should contact Payroll and Tax Services and begin compiling the documentation needed.

Foreign National/ Nonresident Aliens Payment Information 

Nonresident Alien Directives And Procedures

You may notice the navigation in myUFL is different than what is shown in these training resources.  Rest assured, these changes are primarily look and feel differences. All policies and procedures discussed in these materials are accurate and up to date. Training materials will be updated to reflect the new look and menu of myUFL.

Web Simulations and Instruction Guides

Information Resources

Foreign Nationals Glossary PDF

I-94 Fact Sheet PDF

UF Visa Category Information PDF

UF Foreign National Document Submission Deadline PDF

Honoraria & Travel Reimbursement Criteria by Visa Types PDF

W-8BEN Instruction Guide PDF

Step-by-Step Instructions

Reimbursing Foreign National Travel Expenses PDF

Paying an Honorarium to a Foreign National PDF

Foreign National Information Form (FNIF) Guide PDF

Hiring Foreign Nationals With or Without SSNs PDF

How to Obtain a Social Security Card PDF

Reverifying Employment Authorizations for Existing Employees PDF

Contact Information

Payroll and Tax Services
Finance and Accounting
(352) 392-1231

International Center
Exchange Visitor Services, (352) 273-1511
International Student Services, (352) 273-1540

Immigration Compliance Services

Haley Tsai –
(352) 392-2477