How To Apply For A TN Visa For LA

A Canadian citizen who wishes to work in the United States may find that the TN visa is the best choice for them to work in the United States. While there are many work visas available to work in the US, the TN visa is almost a fast-track option because it can be applied for at the border. But before you apply, you should make sure that you are qualified before you waste the time and money of traveling to the border. 

How to obtain a TN visa to work in the United States

1. You must have a job offer from a United States employer that has been formatted as a TN visa petition. Most likely, your employer will know what needs to be done and have an immigration lawyer draft it up for them. ??2. The job offer itself must be consistent with the NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) job list, which is a list of professional jobs like engineer, scientist and doctor.??3. Gather all of the necessary supporting documentation for your application. This documentation is very important as it will be reviewed when you apply for your TN visa at the border. The documentation may include your resume, any relevant certifications or proof of your education, reference letters and proof of citizenship. ??4. Consult an immigration lawyer about your application for a TN visa before you travel to the border to apply. You will want to make sure that you haven’t missed any supporting documentation before you apply. If something is not in order, you could be denied for your TN visa and be forced to pass up your job opportunity in the United States because of the delay.??5. Travel to the United States border or port of entry and inform the customs officers that you wish to obtain a TN visa. You will have to undergo an interview while a Treaty Officer reviews your documentation and determines whether you are eligible for a TN visa.

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