TN Visa Occupational Therapist. The USMCA (NAFTA) professions list includes Occupational Therapist. Qualified Canadian and Mexican citizens are able to obtain TN visa status to work and live in the United States as Occupational Therapists. We have over 20+ years of combined experience with TN visa change of employer applications with hundreds of 5 star reviews. We can assist you to change your employer while remaining in the United States. Contact us for a free assessment of your case as a TN Visa Occupational Therapist 1-866-697-1832
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What is an Occupational Therapist for TN visa purposes?
In general, an Occupational Therapist rehabilitates individuals with physical, mental, emotional and developmental issues to recover or develop their ability so they can be productive and live independent lives. Occupational Therapists deal with different patients who want to overcome different health issues such as individuals who had a stroke, with attention deficit disorder and such other cases. Their responsibility is to help people compensate for loss of functions due to diseases, drug abuse, alcoholism, accidents, reasoning incapacity, mental disorder, eating disorders, injuries and pain. Some other potential job titles of Occupational Therapist are Registered Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist (OT), Assistive Technology Trainer, Staff Therapist and Industrial Rehabilitation Consultant. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Occupational Therapist profession through O*NET Online.
Qualifications for a TN Visa Occupational Therapist
- Proof of Canadian or Mexican Citizenship;
- A detailed offer/support letter from a U.S. entity; AND
- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; OR State/Provincial license.
TN Visa Occupational Therapist 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 Occupational Therapist can obtain a TN Visa for a maximum of three(3) years per stay.
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 Occupational Therapist 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.