Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), certain citizens of Canada and Mexico are eligible to enter the US under the nonimmigrant TN status. The TN Visa enables Canadian and Mexican citizens to temporarily work in U.S. in a NAFTA-approved professional occupation.
The following are the requirements to be eligible for the TN Visa:
Spouses and/or unmarried children under the age of 21 are eligible to enter the U.S. under the derivative TD visas. Family members are not required to be Canadian or Mexican citizens, and are eligible to remain in the U.S. for the duration of the TN Visa holder’s stay. They may either accompany the TN Visa holder to the U.S. or come at a later time.
Canadian applicants may apply for the TN Visa either at a port of entry or at a preclearance station and must provide the following information:
exican citizens must apply for the TN visa at a U.S. Consulate and must provide the following information: