Ontario RPN to Florida LPN..which type visa?

  1. I am currently an RPN in ontario Canada and have received an offer of employment in Florida. Education reviewed by CGFNS and met standards, now need to take the NCLEX exam. Anybody know If I qualify for a TN visa? Or which type would I need? Please help......
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  3. by   fergus51
    I didn't think LPNs qualified under NAFTA for TN visas. Have you asked the hospital you applied at?
  4. by   poon120
    Quote from fergus51
    I didn't think LPNs qualified under NAFTA for TN visas. Have you asked the hospital you applied at?
    This is what I'm trying to find out.
  5. by   fergus51
    Here's a link, I don't see LPNs listed. It only says RNs so I imagine you'd have to go the greencard route:


    http://uscis.gov/lpBin/lpext.dll/ins...b-8cfrsec2146d

    --MEDICAL/ALLIED PROFESSIONALS



    --Dentist--D.D.S., D.M.D., Doctor en Odontologia or Doctor en Cirugia Dental or state/provincial license.

    --Dietitian--Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license.

    --Medical Laboratory Technologist (Canada)/Medical Technologist (Mexico and the United States) 7/ --Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or Post-Secondary Diploma or Post-Secondary Certificate,and three years experience. (Footnote redesignated as 7/, previously 6/, effective 11/12/04; 69 FR 60939)

    --Nutritionist--Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.

    --Occupational Therapist--Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license.

    --Pharmacist--Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license.

    --Physician (teaching or research only)--M.D. Doctor en Medicina; or state/provincial license.

    --Physiotherapist/Physical Therapist--Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license.

    --Psychologist--state/provincial license; or Licenciatura Degree.

    --Recreational Therapist--Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.

    --Registered nurse--state/provincial license or Licenciatura Degree.

    --Veterinarian--D.V.M., D.M.V., or Doctor en Veterinaria; or state/provincial license.

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