Glossary of Terms

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Canadian Bound Expat (Inpat)
A citizen of a foreign country working in Canada.
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Expatriate (Expat)
Any employee working or residing outside of their home country. E.g. An American working in Italy.
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Key Local National (KLN)
An executive, partner or high-level manager working in his/her own country for a foreign company.

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Local Nationals (LN)
Citizen of his/her own country working for a foreign company.

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Short Term Traveler or World Traveler
An employee traveling outside of home country for 6 months or less.
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Third Country National (TCN)
A foreign citizen of working in a country that is not his/her place of residence for a company that is headquartered in another foreign country. E.g. A French citizen working in Brazil for a company headquartered in Japan.
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U.S. Bound Expat (Inpat)
A citizen of a foreign country working in the U.S.
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U.S. Employee working for a non-US based Company
A U.S. citizen working for a foreign-owned company