Trade-NAFTA (TN) Visa

Citizens of Canada or Mexico may be eligible for the Trade NAFTA (TN) visa.  This visa enables Canadians and Mexicans to be admitted to the U.S. to engage in “business activities at a professional level” in certain fields, for one or more specific employers. 

To be eligible, the individual must intend to engage in employment which is on the list of qualifying professions. 

The ISSO can help determine whether the TN visa is possible and/or appropriate.  The ISSO will help with the visa process if indeed the TN visa is feasible.  If the TN is not possible, the ISSO will advise you to apply for a J-1 visa or other appropriate visa status, which we can assist you with.