The E2 Treaty Investor visa allows nationals from countries that have treaties of commerce and navigation or bilateral agreements in effect with the U.S., to enter the U.S. for the purpose of directing and developing the operations of an enterprise they have invested in, or are in the process of investing a substantial amount of capital.
EK Law Office PLLC will prepare and file all the required documents for Treaty Investors applying for the E2 visa.
E2 Visa Eligibility – It Is Suitable For:
E2 Visa Benefits
E2 Visa Requirements
To qualify for the E2 treaty investor visa, you must fulfill the following requirements:
A. You Must Be A National of A Treaty Country
You must be a national of a country that maintains treaties of navigation and commerce with the U.S. for E2 visa purposes.
Treaty countries currently include:
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B. Your Investment Must Be Substantial
It must be sufficient to ensure the successful operation of the enterprise. The percentage in investment required for a low-cost business enterprise is generally higher than the percentage of investment required for a high-cost enterprise.
C. Your Investment Must Be In A Real Operating Commercial Enterprise
Speculative or passive investment does not qualify. Uncommitted funds in a bank account or similar security are not considered an investment.
D. Your Investment May Not Be Marginal
The investment must have the capacity to generate significantly more income than just to provide a living to you and your family, or it must have a significant economic impact in the U.S.
E. You Must Have Control of Funds And Bear The Risk of Investment
You must have control of the funds, and the investment must be at risk in the commercial sense. Loans secured with the assets of the investment enterprise only are not considered to be at risk.
E2 Visa Notes