TN Visa as a Pharmacologist

What is a Pharmacologist for TN Visa purposes?

Pharmacologists study drug action and the interactions occurring between living organisms and chemicals which affect normal or abnormal biochemical function. They study substances and consider them pharmaceuticals if the substances possess medicinal properties. Pharmacologists focus on drug properties and composition, toxicology, therapy, interactions, anti-pathogenic capabilities, and medical applications. Some Pharmacologists specialize in pharmacodynamics which involves the interactions of chemicals with bio-receptors, and some focus on pharmacokinetics which involves absorption, metabolism, distribution, and excretion of chemicals from biological systems. However, these two main areas of pharmacology are interrelated. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Pharmacologists profession.

Qualifications for a TN Visa as a Pharmacologist

  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 a closely related field.

The application process for TN Visa as Pharmacologist

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 Pharmacologist 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 Pharmacologist 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 for a Pharmacologist

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

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