FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How can I get an E-2 Investor Visa?
To get an E-2 Visa, you’ll need to make a substantial investment in an active business in the United States.
IS THERE A MINIMUM INVESTMENT AMOUNT FOR AN E-2 VISA?
Regulations state that the investment must be substantial. With our E-2 Program, the minimum investment is $200,000 USD.
Can I borrow money to start the business?
Yes, as long as you can prove the funds of the money.
What are the requirements to get an E-2 Investor Visa?
The main requirements to qualify for an E-2 Investor Visa are:
(1) Investing a substantial amount of capital in a U.S.A. business.
(2) Entry to the United States to develop and direct the investment enterprise.
(3) Nationality from a Treaty Country.
Which countries are eligible to get an E-2 Visa?
Please review this link with the list of countries eligible to apply.
How long does a process to obtain an E-2 Investor Visa takes?
Approximately 4 to 5 months.
Does an E-2 Visa lead to a Green Card?
No, you will have to renew your visa or leave the U.S.A. at the end of your E-2 Investor Visa.
For how long will the E-2 Visa be granted?
The length of your E-2 Visa depends on your nationality. For most countries the E-2 Visa is valid for four to five years.
How many times can the E-2 Visa be renewed?
If the requirements continue to be met, there is no limit to the number of times an E-2 Investor Visa can be renewed.
What are the requirements to renew an E-2 Visa?
To renew an E-2 Visa, it is necessary to show that the business in which it was invested continues to operate and that it is generating sales, profits, and jobs.
Do I have to generate U.S. jobs in order to get an E-2 Investor Visa?
Yes, your investment must not be passive or marginal.
Is there a particular type of business that you recommend?
Does an investment in Real Estate qualify for an E-2 Visa?
Yes, multi-development businesses are usually a great option.
Do I need a Business Plan to get an E-2 Visa?
Yes, Business Plan development is included as part of our fee. We help you with requirements such as these.
Can I buy a house and get an E-2 Visa?
Buying a house does not grant you an E-2 Visa. The E-2 Visa requires non-marginal business investment.
Can I bring my family and can they work in the U.S.A?
You can bring your immediate family to live in the U.S.A. Your legal spouse will be able to work, and unmarried children under 21 years of age will also be able to live and study.
Who will handle my immigration process?
Visa Solutions will coordinate the process with some of the best immigration law firms in the nation. All corresponding legal fees are priced within our program (exclusive of government fees).
When I get an E-2 Investor Visa, am I required to live in the United States?
Not necessarily, as the E-2 Visa gives the investor the privilege but not the obligation to live in the United States. You will be able to come and go as you please.
Contact us today to find out more about our program