Ports of Entry Designated for Optimized L1/TN Processing for First-Time Canadian Applicants

ports of entry designated for optimized L1 or TN processingCustoms and Border Protection (CBP) designated fourteen ports of entry for optimized processing of first-time Canadian applicants for admission in the TN or L1 nonimmigrant categories. Although a first-time Canadian applicant for TN or L1 status may use any port of entry, the designated ports of entry for optimized processing will be able to process the application expeditiously.

The following are all of the designated ports of entry for optimized processing for first-time Canadian applicants for admission in the TN or L1 nonimmigrant categories:

Michigan

  • Detroit Canada Tunnel POE

150 E. Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48226

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge POE

3033 Porter Street
Detroit MI 48216
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Montana

  • Sweetgrass POE

39829 Interstate 15
Sweetgrass, MT 59484
Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

New York

  • Alexandria Bay POE

46735 Interstate 81
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

  • Champlain POE

232 West Service Road
Champlain, NY 12919
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

  • Peace Bridge POE

One Peace Bridge Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14213

  • Rainbow Bridge POE

One Rainbow Bridge
Niagara Falls, NY 14330

Vermont

  • Highgate Springs POE

Interstate 89 at the Border
Highgate Springs, VT 05460
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday

  • Derby Line POE

Interstate 91
Derby Line, VT 05830
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday - Thursday

Washington

  • Blaine Peace Arch POE

123 Second Street
Blaine, WA 98230
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday - Thursday

Canada

  • Calgary International Airport

P.O. Box 155
2000 Airport Road, NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E6W5
Hours of Operation: 4:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Daily

  • Lester B. Pearson International Airport

P.O. Box 115
Toronto AMF
Toronto, Ontario L5P 1A2
Hours of Operation: 4:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Daily

  • Trudeau International Airport

975 Romeo Vachon Boulevard, North
Room TT 2.400
Dorval, Quebec H4Y1H1
Hours of Operation: 4:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Daily

  • Vancouver International Airport

International Terminal — Level 3
3161 Grant McConachie Way
Richmond, British Columbia V7B0A4
Hours of Operation: 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Daily

Resources and Materials:

“Traveling on a TN or L1 Visa from Canada?” CBP, available at http://www.cbp.gov/travel/canadian-and-mexican-citizens/traveling-tn-or-l1-visa-canada (link)