TN Visa as a College Teacher

What is a College Teacher for TN visa purposes?

College Teachers pass their expertise and knowledge on to the next generation, help their students obtain imaginative and critical thinking, provide practical training and shape the goals, lives, and careers of their students. College Teachers are experts in their subject fields and utilize them for the good of society as a whole.  They facilitate learning by teaching academic subjects which include seminars, lectures, tutorials, fieldwork, e-learning, and practical laboratory demonstrations.

Qualifications for a TN Visa for a College Teacher

  1. Proof of Canadian or Mexican Citizenship;
  2. A detailed offer/support letter from a U.S. employer; and
  3. Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree in a closely related field.

The application process for TN Visa as a College Teacher

A new TN visa can be obtained in one of three (3) ways:

  1. In-person with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP),
  2. By mail with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), or
  3. At a U.S. Consulate or Embassy.

TN Visa Duration

A qualified College Teacher can obtain a TN Visa for a maximum of three(3) years per stay.

TN Visa Extension

TN visa extensions can be obtained every three (3) years with no limit on the number of possible extensions. You are able to obtain an extension of your TN Visa for as long as needed.

TN Visa College Teacher to Green Card Through Employment

In many cases, a U.S. employer is able to sponsor a TN visa holder for a green card through the Permanent Labor Certification Process with the U.S. Department of Labor (PERM). Since the TN visa is a nonimmigrant visa, this process must be handled carefully. If you need help with the TN visa to green card process make sure you work with a TN Visa lawyer familiar with this process.

TN Visa for a College Teacher

The USMCA (NAFTA) professions list includes College Teachers. Qualified Canadian and Mexican citizens are able to obtain TN visa status to work and live in the United States as College Teachers. We have over 20+ years of combined experience with TN visa applications with hundreds of 5-star reviews.

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