What documents do I need for TN visa?

What documents do I need for TN visa?

The following documents must be provided to USCIS and/or border officials in order to be issued a TN visa:

  • Proof of citizenship.
  • Form DS-160, Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application.
  • Documentation of diplomas, degrees (and evaluations of foreign degrees if necessary), certificates, and professional memberships.

What is required from an employer for a TN visa?

To qualify for TN visa status, you must have an offer of employment from a U.S. company to work in a profession that is listed on the NAFTA occupations list. Your employer in the United States must require someone in your professional capacity for the position.

What does an I-9 form require?

Federal law requires that every employer* who recruits, refers for a fee, or hires an individual for employment in the U.S. must complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Form I-9 will help you verify your employee’s identity and employment authorization.

What documents are needed for Reverified I-9?

Which I-9 Documents Need to Be Reverified?

  • Temporary Evidence of Lawful Permanent Residence in the form of I-551 Stamp in a Foreign Passport.
  • Temporary Evidence of Lawful Permanent Residence in the form of a machine-readable Immigrant Visa with a I-551 Notation.
  • Employment Authorization Document Form I-776.

How long does a TN visa take to process?

about six months
TN Visa Processing Time Generally, you can expect it to take about six months to process your I-129H1. However, you can opt to pay an additional fee for premium processing, which will expedite your TN petition’s processing time to 15 business days.

Do you need a job offer for TN visa?

You must have a job offer from a U.S. employer before applying for TN status. You cannot apply on your own without such an offer of employment. The TN visa was originally created under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between Canada, U.S. and Mexico.

How often to re verify I-9?

three years
Employees rehired three years after you originally completed their Form I-9 must complete a new Form I-9.

Do you need original documents for I-9?

No. Employees must present original documents. The only exception is that an employee may present a certified copy of a birth certificate.

What are the general requirements for a TN visa?

Apart from being a Canadian or Mexican citizen, the following general requirements apply for TN visas: Your profession must qualify as a NAFTA profession. This means your profession must be on the NAFTA list. The business activity or position you wish to engage in must require a NAFTA professional.

How do I fill out Form I-9 for TN status?

Form I-9 When completing Section 1 of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, an employee in TN status should select “An alien authorized to work” and enter the admission number and expiration date of their status as indicated on Form I-94/Form I-94A, Arrival/Departure Record.

Where do I file Form I-129 for TN visa?

In addition to the main components of a TN application, individuals must also file Form I-129 along with the I-129 Free Trade Supplement. The I-129 form with supporting documents is then filed with USCIS’ Vermont Service Center (as of Oct. 3, 2014).

How do I get a TN1 visa under NAFTA?

TN (TN1) Visa Requirements To qualify as a professional under NAFTA you must meet the following basic TN Visa requirements: You are a Canadian, Mexican or U.S. citizen; The job qualifies under NAFTA as listed in NAFTA Appendix 1603.D (NAFTA Job List) You are qualified to work in this business activity

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