Requirements

Requirements

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Your company wishes to hire a Canadian or Mexican citizen to work as a ‘professional’. Is the foreign worker eligible for a TN visa?

What are the Requirements to Obtain a TN Visa?

Citizenship

The foreign worker must be a Canadian or Mexican citizen.

U.S. Employer

The employer must be engaging the foreign worker to work in the United States.

Professional

The employer must be engaging the foreign worker to work as a ‘professional’ as listed in the North American Free Trade Agreement. See the list of TN professions.

Qualifications

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.

Additional Questions?

More information about the specific requirements of obtaining a TN visa is available on the TN visa FAQs.