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TN - Treaty NAFTA

Description

The North American Free Trade Agreement provides for the temporary entry of Mexican and Canadian business persons to ``engage in activities at a professional level."

ADVANTAGES

Permission To Work

Allows Canadian and Mexican business persons to work in the United States at a professional level of employment.

Earnings

The TN professional is allowed to receive a salaried income from the employer.

Duration

The TN visa is granted in increments of three years, but can be extended without limitation on the number of extensions.

Spouses & Children

The TN visa allows for entry of spouses and children under of 21 years of age by way of the "TD" Treaty Dependent classification.

Dependents Permitted To Attend School or College

The spouse and children under twenty one year of age are permitted to attend school on their TD visa status.

REQUIREMENTS

Nationality

The applicant must be a citizen of Canada or Mexico and coming to perform professional services of a temporary nature for a United States employer.

Professional

The TN applicant must be qualified as a professional the occupation must be listed in the Appendix 1603.D.1 to Annex 1603 of the North American Free Trade Agreement, as follows on the next page:

Appendix 1603.D.1 to Annex 1603
North American Free Trade Agreement
Occupations that Qualify as Professions

Accountant

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
C.P. A., C.A., C.G.A., C.M.A.

Architect

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
or State / Provincial license

Computer Systems Analyst

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
post-secondary diploma or post-secondary
certificate, and three years experience

Disaster Relief Insurance

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree,
Claims Adjuster, successful completion of training in disaster relief insurance adjustment; or three years experience in claims adjustment and successful completion of training in disaster relief insurance adjustment

Economist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Engineer

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
or State / Provincial license

Forester

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
or State / Provincial license

Graphic Designer

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
post-secondary diploma or post-secondary
certificate, and three years experience

Hotel Manager

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree in
hotel / restaurant management; or post-secondary diploma or post-secondary certificate in hotel / restaurant management, and three years experience

Industrial Designer

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
post-secondary diploma or post-secondary
certificate, and three years experience

Interior Designer

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
post-secondary diploma or post-secondary
certificate, and three years experience

Land Surveyor

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
or State / Provincial license

Landscape Architect

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Lawyer (or Notary in province of Quebec)

LL.B., J.D., LL.L., B.C.L.,
or Licenciatura degree (five years);
or membership in a State / Provincial bar

Librarian

M.L.S. or B.L.S. (for which another Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree is a prerequisite)

Management Consultant

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
or five years experience in consulting or related field

Mathematician (Statistician)

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Range Manager / Conservationist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Research Assistant
(in post-secondary
educational institution)

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Scientific Technician / Technologist

Must possess theoretical knowledge of any of the following disciplines: Agricultural Sciences, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Forestry, Geology, Geophysics, Meteorology, or Physics; and the ability to solve practical problems in the discipline, or apply principles of the discipline to basic or applied research

Social Worker

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Sylviculturist
(Forestry Specialist)

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Technical Publications Writer

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
post-secondary diploma or post-secondary
certificate, and three years experience

Urban Planner (Geographer)

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Vocational Counselor

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree


MEDICAL / ALLIED PROFESSIONALS

Dentist

D.D.S., D.M.D., Doctor en Odontologia
or Doctor en Cirugia Dental;
or State / Provincial license

Dietitian

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
or State / Provincial license

Medical Laboratory

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
post-secondary diploma or post-secondary
certificate, and three years experience

Technologist (Canada) / Medical Technologist (Mexico and the United States) Nutritionist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Occupational Therapist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
or State / Provincial license

Pharmacist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
or State / Provincial license

Physician
(teaching or research)

M.D., Doctor en Medicina;
or State / Provincial license

Physio/Physical Therapist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree;
or State / Provincial license

Psychologist

State / Provincial license
or Licenciatura degree

Recreational Therapist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Registered Nurse

State / Provincial license
or Licenciatura degree

Veterinarian

D.V.M., D.M.V., or Doctor en Veterinaria;
or State / Provincial license


SCIENTIST

Agriculturist (Agronomist)

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Animal Breeder

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Animal Scientist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Apiculturist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Astronomer

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Biochemist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Biologist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Chemist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Dairy Scientist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Entomologist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Epidemiologist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Geneticist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Pharmacologist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Physicist
(Oceanographer in Canada)

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Plant Breeder

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Poultry Scientist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Soil Scientist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Zoologist

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree


TEACHER

College

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

Seminary

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree

University

Baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree


LIMITATIONS

Spouse & Children Not Allowed To Work

Dependent spouses and children are not permitted to work on TD visa status.

Nonconvertible To Permanent Residence

TN visas are not convertible to lawful permanent residence status, however, TN status does not preclude qualification under another visa classification.

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