TN Visa Rules

TN visas are available to Canadian nurses who are licensed registered nurses in a province or state and have an interim permit to practice in a US state. These TN visas are valid for up to one year at a time, with unlimited eligibility for one-year extensions, as long as the nurse promises to return to Canada. The TN process can be very fast and simple. No labor condition attestation or visa petition is required. As of July 26, 2005, however, Canadian RN’s may be required to submit a visa-screen certificate before obtaining a visa or entering the US. Spouses and dependent children may obtain TD visas as the dependents of the primary applicant for a TN visa. TDs may study but not work without obtaining a separate work visa.

If you have questions about TN visas, or other legal issues, please have one of the professionals at KHR arrange a free consultation with the law firm of Curran & Berger