TN / NAFTA Visas For Citizens of Canada and Mexico
Are you a citizen of Canada or Mexico?
Under NAFTA, certain Canadian or Mexican citizens can qualify for a professional work visa to work in NAFTA approved professions in the US. You can get more information about NAFTA here
8 CFR 214.6(c) lists the eligible professions: Here
The applicant must already have the degree and/or qualification listed.
Canadian citizens residing in Canada can apply directly to the CBP at the border. However, there are 14 designated pre-clearance locations where processing may be more expeditious. Find a designated CBP pre-clearance points of entry. Mexican citizens must apply for the visa at the appropriate US consulate or embassy.
It can be full-time or part-time job for an employer here in the US. Self employment is not permitted. The visa can be issued for up to three (3) year increments.
Spouses and dependent children under the age of 21 may accompany the TN principal to the US in the TD category. They are not eligible for employment authorization.
Contact us at (213) 739-8889 to see how we can submit a winning TN application for you.