An Engineer applies the principles of mathematics, ingenuity and science to come up with solutions to technical problems. The work of an engineer is the link between the scientific discoveries and commercial applications, which meet the requirements of consumers and the society. Many engineers create new products while considering a variety of factors during the process such as efficiency of the design, safety, practicality, cost and such other factors.
Depending on a engineer’s specialization, other titles of an engineer are Chemical engineer, Civil engineer, Electrical engineer, Aerospace engineer, Agricultural engineer, Biomedical engineer, Computer hardware engineer, Electronics engineer, Environmental engineer, Health and safety engineer, Industrial engineer, Marine engineer, Materials engineer, Mechanical engineer, Mining and geological engineer and Nuclear engineer.
To qualify for TN Visa as an Engineer, the applicant for a TN Visa Engineer must have earned, and is able to provide proof of the following educational requirements:
- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or
- State/provincial license
The applicant for the TN Visa Engineer profession must also provide the additional requirements:
- Proof of Canadian citizenship;
- A detailed letter from prospective employer;
- 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 TN Visa Engineer professional status.
A qualified Engineer 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.