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An HR Glossary for HR Terms

Glossary of Human Resources Management and Employee Benefit Terms

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Non-Resident Alien

What is a Non-Resident Alien?

A non-resident alien is a non-U.S. citizen who has not met one of the two residency tests and who is subject to U.S. taxes on income derived from U.S. sources. Any person in this country on a visa which is not issued as a resident alien or immigrant type.

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