Can I stay in the US with an expired TN visa?

Unless an extension application has been filed, a TN visa worker may not continue to work or remain in the U.S. after his/her period of TN authorized stay has expired. A TN visa worker’s period of authorized stay is indicated either on an I-94 record or passport admission stamp.

How long can you stay in US after TN visa expires?

Previously there was no grace period after your TN Visa expired. As of January 17, 2017, if you have a TN Visa and your job ends or your TN Visa expires, you can stay an additional 60 days. During these 60 days you are not allowed to work.

Can I renew my TN visa after it expires?

A TN visa has an initial validity from 1 day up to 3 years. Although a TN visa is a non-immigrant visa, there is no limit on the number of renewals that can be obtained. A TN visa renewal can be renewed as long as the US employer has a temporary need for the employee’s services in a qualifying TN visa profession.

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Can a TN visa be extended?

A citizen of Mexico or Canada may extend or renew his/her TN visa status by filing a petition by mail to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This process is known as an “extension of status” (EOS).

How many times can TN visa be renewed?

There is no limit to the amount of time that a person can be on a TN visa status. The maximum amount of time that a single TN visa can be issued is three (3) years, which can be renewed for an unlimited period of time.

How long is TN status valid for?

Entering on TN authorization allows qualified Canadian and Mexican citizens to stay and work in the United States, as long as their U.S. job offer falls under a list of NAFTA professions. TN status is valid for up to three years, and is indefinitely renewable.

Can I have 2 TN visas?

Yes, individuals may obtain TN visa status to work for more than one employer at the same time. As the initially issued TN status is employer specific, a second TN application would have to be filed for this new employer. Canadian citizens can file for concurrent TN employment authorization at the border.

How much does it cost to renew TN visa?

He or she must also submit all documents required to obtain TN-1 status in order to obtain a renewal. Essentially, a renewal application is treated like a new petition. The application fee is $460 each time an applicant applies for a renewal.

Can you transfer a TN visa?

Unlike the H-1B visa category, “portability” is not offered under the TN visa category. This means that individuals cannot work with the new employer under TN status until the I-129 petition is actually approved by USCIS.

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How far in advance can you get a TN visa?

Pre-Approval: The mail application allows for pre-approval; up to 6 months in advance. This allows for advanced planning by both the employer and Canadian beneficiary.

Is a TN visa a permanent resident alien?

H-1, TN and O-1 visa holders are considered non-resident aliens until they meet the “substantial presence” test.

What happens if you lose your job on a TN visa?

Upon termination of employment (whether voluntary or involuntary), the TN professional may remain in the U.S. for up to 60 days, or until the end of his authorized period of stay, whichever is shorter). There is no requirement for the employer to pay transportation costs.