TN Visa: Computer Systems Analyst
Background of TN Visa Category
TN Visa Applicant Requirements
In 1991, noting that Computer Systems Analysts worked in “an emerging profession,” the two countries proposed adding a post-secondary diploma with three years’ experience as an alternative acceptable qualification to a bachelor’s degree. 56 FR 11528 (March 19, 1991). This alternative qualification was adopted in July 1992. 57 FR 33272 (July 28, 1992).
The credentials acceptable for eligibility under the Computer Systems Analyst category remained unchanged following the implementation of NAFTA. To qualify for TN visa status under the occupational category for Computer Systems Analysts, an individual must possess one of the following:
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Licenciatura Degree.
- Post-Secondary Diploma and three years of experience.
- Post Secondary Certificate and three years of experience.
Read more about the TN visa degree requirements.
TN Visa Job Duties Requirements
The legacy INS' NAFTA Handbook does provide some additional clarification on the types of duties U.S. immigration finds acceptable for a Computer Systems Analyst: