TN Visa: Forester
Background of TN Visa Category
TN Visa Applicant Requirements
In 1991, the legacy INS added a state or provincial license as an alternative credential to the bachelor's degree requirement for a Forester. See 56 FR 480 (Jan. 7, 1991). With the addition of a Licenciatura degree, the credential requirements for Foresters listed in the FTA were carried over and included in the requirements for TN visa status for a Forester under NAFTA. See 58 FR 69205 (Dec. 30, 1993).
To qualify for TN visa status under the occupational category for Foresters, an individual must possess one of the following:
- Bachelor’s (Baccalaureate) degree;
- Licenciatura Degree; or
- State or provincial license
Read more about the TN visa degree requirements.
TN Visa Job Duties Requirements
The legacy INS' NAFTA Handbook does add that "foresters plan and supervise the growing, protection, and harvesting of trees."
Read more about TN visa job duties.
Revised Oct. 3, 2013.