Five Tips for Applying for a TN Visa for NYC

The TN Visa is a type of United States work visa that is meant for Canadian citizens or citizens of Mexico that have job offers in the United States. These job offers must be in specific occupations as per the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. NY law

The TN visa is a popular choice because it can be applied for at the US-Canada border, although this does not mean that it is an easy visa to apply for. Applicants need to be qualified and ensure they are thoroughly prepared for the application process, which may include an interview.
Our immigration law firm has put together a list of some of our top tips for applying for a TN visa to help you!

TN visa application tips

Tip 1: Ensure that the job you have been offered by the United States employer is found on the NAFTA or North American Free Trade Agreement List of occupations suitable for this visa.

Tip 2: Ask a licensed immigration lawyer to review your supporting documentation before you go to the border to make your application. You need to be sure that everything is in order before you do apply, because it is much easier to catch any errors before you apply than during your application.

Tip 3: Make sure that your job offer letter, which is a necessary component of your TN visa application, is properly formatted in the form of a petition on your behalf for a TN visa.

Tip 4: Ensure your supporting documentation is up to date and easy to read, including your resume, references and any other documents.

Tip 5: Ensure that you can prove to the United States officials that you are qualified for the job you’ve been offered.

Our immigration law firm has helped many Canadians obtain work visas for the United States, and we can help you too. Please contact us at the number above for assistance with your TN visa application for the best chance of success.

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