TN Visa as an Epidemiologist

What is an Epidemiologist for TN visa purposes?

In general, Epidemiologists study the population’s health events, characteristics, and determinant patterns, and conduct public health research to identify risk factors of diseases and to aid in developing preventive medicine. Epidemiologists collect and analyze statistical data, interpret, and disseminate the results of their study.  Most Epidemiologists work on outbreak investigation, surveillance of diseases, as well as screening, bio-monitoring, and comparison of the effects of administered treatments such as in clinical trials. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Epidemiologist profession through O*NET Online.

Qualifications for a TN Visa as an Epidemiologist

  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 Epidemiology or a closely related field.

TN Visa application process

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 TN  Visa Epidemiologist 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 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 as an Epidemiologist

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

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