TN Visa as a Nutritionist

What is a Nutritionist for TN visa purposes?

In general, a Nutritionist provides advice on matters of the impacts of food and nutrition on health and is known for his/her healthy regard for foods and their life-sustaining properties. The primary concern of the Nutritionist is the prevention and treatment of diseases by observing proper dietary care. After evaluating the diets of clients and patients who suffer from medical issues, Nutritionists typically recommend changes to the patients’ intake of particular types of foods to fight different ailments. Nutritionists may also supervise large-scale meal planning and meal preparation for organizations, communities, or schools. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Nutritionist profession through O*NET Online.

Qualifications for a TN Visa as a Nutritionist

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

TN Visa Nutritionist 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 Nutritionist can obtain a TN Visa for a maximum of three(3) years per stay.

TN Visa Nutritionist 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 Nutritionist 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 a Nutritionist

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

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