TN Visa as an Interior Designer

What is an Interior Designer for TN visa purposes?

In general, an Interior Designer is involved in the interior renovation or design of commercial, residential and industrial spaces, such as structural alterations, fixtures and fittings, furnishings, color schemes and lighting. An Interior Designer produces designs and feasibility studies, especially for commercial and leisure properties, and oversees the creation of the project from start to finish. The US Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Interior Designer profession through O*NET Online.

Qualifications for a TN Visa as an Interior Designer

  1. Proof of Canadian or Mexican Citizenship;
  2. A detailed offer/support letter from a US employer; and
  3. Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; OR; Post-secondary Diploma; OR; Post-secondary Certificate, AND Three years related experience.

TN Visa Interior Designer 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 Interior Designer 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 Interior Designer 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 an Interior Designer.

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

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