TN Visa as a Psychologist

What is a Psychologist for TN visa purposes?

In general, a Psychologist studies human behavior and mental processes through observing, recording, and interpreting how individuals relate to each other and to their environment. With the use of scientific methods, procedures, and principles to test the ideas of individuals, Psychologists look for patterns to help them in understanding and predicting behavior. The research studies conducted by Psychologists played a big part in understanding between individuals, organizations, groups, institutions, cultures, and nations. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Psychologist profession through O*NET Online.

Qualifications for a TN Visa as a Psychologist

  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 license.

TN Visa Psychologist 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 Psychologist 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 Psychologist 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 Psychologist

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

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