TN Chemist

Chemists conduct research on the composition and property of matter such as acidity and density, and describe their properties in terms of quantities while focusing on their molecular level and atomic components. Chemists measure the proportions of substances, their rates of reactions and their other chemical properties.  They also study unfamiliar substances, reproduce and synthesize substances that are naturally occurring, and develop new useful artificial substances by conducting quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses in laboratories.

Chemists are typically involved in the development of new methods and processes for manufacturing large-scale chemicals and other related products. Some other potential job titles of Chemist are, Research Chemist, Analytical Chemist, Air Quality Chemist, Sanitary Chemist, Scientist, Quality Control Chemist, Product Development Chemist, Environmental Chemist  and Analytical Specialist.

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

  1. Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree

The applicant for TN Chemist 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 stay

If the applicant is able to provide evidence of the requirements enumerated above, he/she may qualify for TN Chemist professional status.

A qualified Chemist can obtain TN Professional status for a maximum of three years. Any extension of the status may be issued for up to one year provided that the individual continues to comply with the requirements for TN 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.