The Catholic University of America

Occupations Eligible for TN Status

The occupations below are specifically listed in the North American Free Trade Agreement as being eligible for TN status.  The minimum qualifications that the TN applicant should possess are typically a baccalaureate or Licenciatura degree. In some instances, showing they have a license for their profession in either Canada or Mexico may also be required.  The listing below is grouped into four general categories: General occupations,, Medical/allied health professionals, scientists, and teachers.

Occupations

General Occupations

  • Accountant
  • Architect
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Disaster relief insurance claims adjuster
  • Economist
  • Engineer
  • Forester
  • Graphic Designer
  • Hotel Manager
  • Industrial Designer
  • Land Surveyor
  • Landscape Architect
  • Lawyer (including Notary in the province of Quebec)
  • Librarian
  • Management Consultant
  • Mathematician (including Statistician and Actuary)
  • Range Manager/Range Conservationist
  • Research Assistant (working in post-secondary education
  • Scientific Technician/Technologist
  • Social Worker
  • Sylviculturist (including Forestry Specialist)
  • Technical Publications Writer
  • Urban Planner (including Geographer)
  • Vocational Counselor

Medical/Allied Professionals

  • Dentist
  • Dietitian
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist (Canada)/ Medical Technologist (Mexico & the U.S.)
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician (teaching or research only)
  • Physiotherapist/Physical Therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Veterinarian

Scientist

  • Agriculturist
  • Animal Breeder
  • Animal Scientist
  • Apiculturist
  • Astronomer
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist (including Plant Pathologist)
  • Chemist
  • Dairy Scientist
  • Entologist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Geneticist
  • Geochemist
  • Geologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Horticulturist
  • Meterologist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Physicist
  • Plant Breeder
  • Poutry Scientist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Zoologist

Teacher

  • College Teacher
  • Seminary Teacher
  • University Teacher