Information for TN Applicants/Visa Holders

NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, creates special economic and trade relationships for the United States, Canada & Mexico.

The TN (Trade NAFTA) nonimmigrant visa category allows for citizens of Canada and Mexico to work in the United States.

Professionals of Canada or Mexico may work in the U.S. if:

Canadian citizens do not require a visa. A Canadian citizen needs to provide at the port of entry:

Mexican citizens are required to obtain a TN visa. They may apply for their visa at a consular post nearest them. To obtain more information about applying for visas, please visit the Embassy Consular website.

For further information about the TN visa, please visit the TN visa page on the State Department's website.