TN Visa as a Land Surveyor

What is a Land Surveyor for TN visa purposes?

In general, a Land Surveyor is involved whenever there are railways, roads, dams, reservoirs, bridges, retaining walls and buildings to be built. The surveyor measures and determines property boundaries with precision and provides data of every detailed aspect of land features for purposes of engineering, mapmaking, land evaluation, mining, construction, and such others. The US Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Land Surveyor profession through O*NET Online.

Qualifications for a TN as a Visa Land Surveyor

  1. Proof of Canadian or Mexican Citizenship;
  2. A detailed offer/support letter from a U.S. employer; and
  3. Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; OR State/provincial/federal license.

TN Visa Land Surveyor 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 Land Surveyor 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 Land Surveyor 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 Land Surveyor

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

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