Checklist: Application for TN Visa Status At the U.S. Port of Entry

An international scholar applying for a TN visa status at the U.S. Port of Entry will need to present the following:

  • Passport: Must be valid for at least 6 months beyond TN approval end date
  • Department Letter: This is to support your TN visa application describing purpose of visit and intended length of stay
  • Visa support Letter: Provided by ISSO at UCSF addressed to U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Diploma Original or certified copies: Serves as proof of minimum qualifications of the NAFTA profession
  • $50 Application Fee
  • For Mexican Citizens, a TN Visa Stamp prior to being admitted to the U.S. is required