FAQs about TN Requirements
No. The foreign worker must obtain a TN visa for each U.S. company or individual that employs him or her.
No. The foreign worker can be hired to work full-time or part-time.
In order to be considered a ‘professional’ the foreign worker must possess the qualifications to practice the profession as evidenced by a college degree, license, membership or other relevant credential that establishes professional status as required by the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Yes. If the foreign worker is not employed in as a ‘professional’ pursuant to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), s/he will not qualify for TN status.
The U.S. employer can be a company or an individual.
Yes. The employer must be engaging the foreign worker to work in the United States.
Yes. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) only applies to Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Yes. There must be an employer/employee relationship between the U.S. employer and the foreign worker. Generally, the relationship is demonstrated by the fact that the U.S. employer may hire, pay, fire and supervise or otherwise control the foreign worker’s work.