Authorization to test for NCLEX
Pass the NCLEX exam
Apply to state BON to get state license
Apply for Visa screen certificate
Profession is on the NAFTA list
The TN category is special category created under NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) for qualifying professionals who are nationals of Canada or Mexico.
The initial time limit for a TN professional to work in the U.S. is three years. However, this period may be renewed for three years’ interval indefinitely.
You must be a Canadian citizen. You must possess a nursing license in the U.S. state where you intend to work. You must obtain a VisaScreen healthcare worker certificate from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS). You must have an offer of employment from a U.S. employer for a qualifying nursing position.
There are two different types of TN status. A TN-1 refers to a Canadian professional, and a TN-2 refers to a Mexican professional.
You may apply for a TD visa.