TN Visa as a Forester

What is a Forester for TN visa purposes?

In general, a forester manages private and public forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. There is broad a range of forest management activities that a Forester engages in, which includes ecological restoration, timber harvesting, and managing protected areas with the purpose of direct extraction of raw material, conservation, outdoor recreation, hunting, and aesthetics. The US Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Forester profession through O*NET Online.

Qualifications for a TN Visa as a Forester

  1. Proof of Canadian or Mexican Citizenship;
  2. A detailed offer/support letter from a US employer;
  3. Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree in Forester or a closely related field; OR
  4. State/Provincial license.

TN Visa application process

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

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

TN Visa Duration

A qualified TN Visa Forester 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 US employer is able to sponsor a TN visa holder for a green card through the Permanent Labor Certification Process with the US 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 a Forester

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

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