The TN visa is available to Canadian or Mexican nationals seeking employment under the NAFTA Treaty.
To qualify for TN Visa as a Land Surveyor, the applicant must have earned, and is able to provide proof of one of the following requirements:
- A Bachelor’s (Baccalaureate) degree, or
- Licenciatura Degree, or
- State, provincial, or federal license.
The applicant for TN Visa must also provide the additional requirements:
- Proof of Canadian or Mexican citizenship;
- An offer of employment from a prospective U.S. employer;
- Proof of intent to return to Canada or Mexico at the expiration of the temporary TN stay.
Land Surveyors plan, organize, and direct work of one or more survey parties engaged in surveying earth’s surface to determine precise location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, mapmaking, land division, titles, mining or other purposes. Land Surveyors also research previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys.
About the TN Visa:
TN status may be granted for up to 3 years. TN extensions are available.
You must have a job offer for a temporary full-time or part-time job with a U.S. employer (but not self-employment) for a position on the TN Occupation List.
You may apply at the Port of Entry (Canadian TN), at a U.S. Embassy (Mexican TN), or by filing the I-129 petition with USCIS. Our attorney can prepare the petition for you to take to the port of entry or embassy.
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