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What is a TN petition?

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A TN petition is filed by a U.S. employer to hire a Canadian or Mexican citizen to work as a ‘professional’.

What are the requirements to file a TN petition?

  • The foreign worker must be a Canadian or Mexican citizen.
  • The employer must be engaging the foreign worker to work in the United States.
  • The employer must be engaging the foreign worker to work as a ‘professional’ as listed in the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • 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.