For professionals from Canada or Mexico with a specialty occupation.


  • Work in one of the NAFTA professional occupations (typically Bachelor’s degree is required but there are exceptions).
  • Strict nonimmigrant intent required


  • Average processing time: if applied for directly at the border (Canadians)- immediate, if applied at a U.S. consulate (Mexicans) – depends on visa processing time at a particular consulate, if applied with USCIS – 4-6 months; 2 weeks when filed with Premium Processing and there is no Request for Evidence. (it may a couple of days to prepare the paperwork for filing)
  • TNs can be admitted for up to 3 years extendable in 3-year increments. No maximum time limit.

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