The ultimate Investor-Visa for starting a business in the USA
Open a U.S. business or invest in one.
Start a business in the United States based on a substantial investment.
Obtain a visa which allows residing in the USA, with an average of 3 months of processing time.
Available for foreign entrepreneurs of countries that have a Treaty of Trade and Commerce with the United States.
To obtain an E-2 Visa investors must demonstrate how they plan to start (or buy) a U.S. business that will potentially grow into a profitable one.
The E-2 Visa has one of the highest approval rates of all U.S. visas at 89% overall, and its issuance has increased by 80% over the past ten years.
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Huge benefits for having an E-2 Visa
As long as your business keeps running (and at least 50% managed by you) you will get great benefits.
You can legally work in the USA in your own business. Unlike other work permits, here you don’t depend on a sponsor or job offer, you have the control for your Visa.
The E-2 Visa allows your spouse (If you are married) to have a work permit. If you have children under 21, they can go to school in the USA.
Once you have an E-2 Visa, it will continue to be renewed indefinitely.
The E-2 Visa allows you to freely move and travel inside and outside the USA. Your time staying in the USA isn’t limited.
Learn all about the E-2 VISA
E-2 Visas are highly desired by foreign nationals and investors. Investors qualifying for E-2 Visas, whether they want to start a new business in the U.S. or buy an existing one, must meet several requirements.
You must be a citizen of a country that has a qualifying treaty with the United States in order to qualify for an E-2 visa.
To qualify for the E-2 investor visa, the applicant must make a substantial investment. However, There is no minimum investment amount specified by law.
A substantial investment is one that is sufficient for the investor to maintain their financial commitment.
A proportionality test compares how much money you actually invest in your business with the total value of the business.