Make your visa journey easier.

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Make your visa journey easier.

Much easier!

E-2 Investor Visa

Live in the United States as a business owner

Take charge of your future by opening a US business or investing in one

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Learn all about the E-2 VISA

The ultimate Investor-Visa to start a business in the USA

Due to its substantial benefits, E-2 Visas are highly
desired by foreign nationals and investors.

However, investors qualifying for E-2 Visas, whether they want to start a new business in
the U.S. or to buy an existing U.S. business, must meet several requirements.

E-2 Visa Requirements

The requirements split into 2 categories, Personal Requirements and Investment Requirements.

Personal Requirements:

  • You must be a citizen of a country that has a qualifying treaty with the United States in order to qualify for an E2 visa.

Investment Requirements:

  • To qualify for the E2 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.

The E-2 Investor-Visa is a nonimmigrant classification visa that allows an individual to start a business in the United States based on a substantial investment.

It is the fastest form of obtaining a visa which allows residing in the USA, with an average of 3 months of processing time.

The E-2 visa is only available for foreign entrepreneurs of countries that have a Treaty of Trade and Commerce with the United States.

In order to obtain an E2 Visa, investors must demonstrate how they plan to start (or buy) a U.S. business that will potentially grow to a profitable business.

The E-2 Visa has one of the highest approval rates of all U.S. visas, at 89% overall.

E-2 Visa issuance has increased by 80% Over the past ten years.

What are the main benefits for having an E-2 Visa?

As long as your business keeps running, and at least 50% managed by you, you will get the benefits below:

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.

Once you have an E-2 Visa, it will continue to be renewed indefinitely.

The E-2 Visa allows your spouse (If you are married), to have a work permit and if you have children under 21, they can go to school in the USA.

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 by the E-2 Visa.