The TN visa is a temporary non-immigrant work visa for Canadian and Mexican nationals who possess professional qualifications (like H1B level professionals) as specified in the North American Free Trade Agreement.
An alien entering in TN category can work for a U.S. company provided there is a service contract between the employer and self-employed professional.
The TN visa, unlike H1B or L1 does not have six years limit.
The TN visa applicant must not have immigrant intent to settle in the U.S.
There are many good features and advantages of TN visa; however one has to be careful if planning to apply for permanent residence.
Feel free to contact us if you are an employer or self-employed professional with an employment offer to a Canadian or Mexican national planning to apply for a TN visa.
Our firm has done number of TN visas for various professional such as dentist, chiropractor, software consultant and engineers, etc.
The Canadian nationals are also qualified to apply for E-2 Treaty Investor visa.