Kristina M. Hernandez
TN Visa Processing in Mexico Now Limited to Only 3 Consular Locations
The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico have resumed limited processing of nonimmigrant visas and have reported changes to NIV processing at specific posts. If you are planning on applying for a TN visa sometime soon in Mexico, please be aware that TN appointments are now only available in Mexico City, Ciudad Juarez, and Guadalajara. Please see the chart below, updated by the U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico website on March 17, 2022:
Previously scheduled TN appointments in Tijuana will be honored, but expedited appointments cannot be accommodated, and new TN appointments cannot be made.
If you are applying for a TN visa in Mexico, you should expect a longer-than-normal wait times and plan accordingly. Applicants applying in the same visa class and whose previous visa expired within the last 48 months may be eligible for the interview waiver program. Lastly, the Department of State has extended the validity of visa payments (MRV fee) until September 30, 2023, to allow all applicants who were unable to schedule a visa appointment to schedule and/or attend a visa appointment with the paid fee.