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E2 Investor Visa and Business Plan Requirements





The E2 Investor Visa is a nonimmigrant visa that allows foreign nationals to enter the United States to develop and direct a business in which they have invested or are in the process of investing a substantial amount of capital. This visa is designed for entrepreneurs and business owners who wish to start or expand a business in the United States. To qualify for an E2 Investor Visa, an applicant must meet several requirements.


The first requirement is that the applicant must be a national of a country that has a treaty of commerce and navigation with the United States.


The second requirement is that the applicant must have invested, or be in the process of investing, a substantial amount of capital in a bona fide enterprise in the United States.


The third requirement is that the applicant must come to the United States solely to develop and direct the business they have invested in. This means the applicant cannot come to the United States to work for someone else or retire.


The fourth requirement is that the applicant's investment must be an honest and operating commercial enterprise. This means that the investment cannot be speculative or idle.


The fifth requirement is that the applicant's investment must create or preserve jobs for U.S. workers. This means the business must create or maintain employment for U.S. wo