The TN visa is for Canadian and Mexican nationals employed in “professional” occupations, including, but not limited to teachers, medical professionals and scientists who wish to work in the US temporarily. The TN visa will initially be valid for three (3) years and may be extended indefinitely in additional three (3) year increments.
Spouses and children of the TN visa holder may obtain a TD visa to enter and remain in the US. The TD visa holder may attend school but if he or she wishes to work, he or she must change his or her status to obtain a work visa.
Canadian and Mexican citizens with a at least a bachelors degree and a job offer from a US. company. Exception: there are two (2) instances where a TN visa applicant is not required to possess a degree.
A citizen of Canada or Mexico who seeks temporary entry as a business person to engage in business activities at a professional level may be admitted to the United States in accordance with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).