International Business Operations
International Business Operations (IBOPS) is a joint venture between the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Illinois International, to provide grant and administrative services for the U.S Department of Education Title VI National Resource Centers housed under these units.
Policies, Procedures, & Forms
Paying a Foreign National
Before you invite the visitor you need to find out what type of visa they will be traveling on. There are some visa’s we cannot pay the visitor on. Please see the Foreign National Eligibility Grid to see if your visitor can be paid.
Here is a packet of all forms that might be needed to pay a foreign national. Please make sure the Foreign National Checklist is submitted to IBOPS with every Foreign National payment.
Paying a Guest Speaker an Honorarium
Have the visitor fill out the vendor information form, make sure they fill in their home and work address. Submit it with a honorarium for (for guests under $5,000 or over $5,000), any receipts and an invoice voucher or transaction form to the IBOPS office for a completion and approval.