TN Visa for a University or College Teacher

University or College Teachers are responsible for teaching college students and handling classroom management, although discipline problem is rare in the classroom where there are more mature and serious students. There are often hundreds of students in one lecture hall in large universities, the classes are longer especially in classes of chemistry, biology, anatomy and physics. University Teachers teach based on a daily lesson plan for sequential and systematic format of teaching.

University Teachers develop evaluative measures for determining the level of conceptualization and comprehension of students through examinations, graded projects and laboratory experiments.  They often read literature and current periodicals to keep abreast of the developments in their fields.

To qualify for TN Visa – non-immigrant status, the applicant for a – profession must have earned, and is able to provide proof of the following educational requirements:

  1. Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree

The applicant for a TN Visa as a College or UniversityTeacher profession must also provide the additional requirements:

  1. Proof of Canadian citizenship;
  2. A detailed support letter from prospective employer;
  3. Proof of intent to return to his/her permanent residence in Canada at the expiration of the temporary TN Visa stay

If the applicant is able to provide evidence of the requirements enumerated above, he/she may qualify for a TN Visa as a College or University Teacher.

A qualified College or University Teacher can obtain TN Visa Professional status for a maximum of three years. Any extension of the status may be issued for up to three years provided that the individual continues to comply with the requirements for TN Visa professionals. The number of extensions has no limit. However, the professional must continue to demonstrate that his/her employment is temporary in nature, and that his/her NAFTA entry is not used to bypass normal procedures of immigration.

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