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UNITED STATES – EB 5 IMMIGRANT INVESTOR PROGRAM

The USA is the world’s foremost economy having global interests and an unmatched global reach. With immense benefits in health, education and business, USA stands as the most sought after destination for every individual. The United States has a capitalist economy. USCIS administers the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors.

  • Location: North America
  • Capital: Washington DC
  • Passport Rank: 5th (As per Global Passport Power Rank 2021*)
  • Visa Free Travel: 184 Countries
  • Language: English

VISA FREE TRAVEL TO 184 COUNTRIES

Asia

Bangladesh *

Brunei

Cambodia *

Hong Kong (SAR

China)

Indonesia

Japan

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

Laos *

Macao (SAR China)

Malaysia

Maldives *

Mongolia

Nepal *

Philippines

Singapore

South Korea

Sri Lanka **

Taiwan

Tajikistan *

Thailand

Timor-Leste *

 

Europe

Albania

Andorra

Austria

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

 

Faroe Islands

Finland

France

Germany

Gibraltar

Greece

Greenland

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Kosovo

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Moldova

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

North Macedonia

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Vatican City

Africa

Botswana

Burkina Faso *

Cape Verde

Islands *

Central African

Republic

Comores Islands

Egypt *

Equatorial

Guinea

Eswatini

(Swaziland)

Ethiopia *

Gabon *

Gambia *

Guinea-Bissau *

Kenya *

Lesotho

Madagascar *

Malawi *

Mauritania *

Mauritius

Mayotte

Morocco

Mozambique *

Namibia

Reunion

Rwanda *

Sao Tome and

Principe

Senegal

Seychelles *

Sierra Leone *

Somalia *

South Africa

St. Helena *

Tanzania *

Togo *

Tunisia

Uganda *

Zambia *

Zimbabwe *

Oceania

American

Samoa**

Australia **

Cook Islands

Fiji

French Polynesia

Guam

Kiribati

Marshall Islands

Micronesia

New Caledonia

New Zealand **

Niue

Northern

Mariana Islands

Palau Islands

Papua New

Guinea *

Samoa *

Solomon Islands*

Tonga *

Tuvalu *

Vanuatu

 

Caribbean

Anguilla

Antigua and

Barbuda

Aruba

Bahamas

Barbados

Bonaire; St.

Eustatius and

Saba

British Virgin

Islands

Cayman Islands

Curacao

Dominica

Dominican

Republic

French West Indies

GrenadaHaiti

Jamaica

Montserrat

Puerto Rico

St. Kitts and

Nevis

St. Lucia

St. Maarten

St. Vincent and

the Grenadines

Trinidad and

Tobago

Turks and Caicos

Islands

US Virgin Islands

 

Americas

Argentina

Belize

Bermuda

Bolivia *

Brazil

Canada

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Ecuador

El Salvador

Falkland Islands

French Guiana

Guatemala

Guyana

Honduras

Mexico

Nicaragua

Panama

Paraguay *

Peru

Uruguay

Middle East

Armenia

Bahrain *

Georgia

Israel

Jordan *

Kuwait *

Lebanon *

Palestinian

Territory

Qatar

Saudi Arabia *

United Arab

Emirates *

*Conditions Apply.

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa

Launched in 1990, EB-5 Program offers an exclusive category of US immigration Visa that allows Investors, their spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 to obtain Green Card within 24 to 36 months*. This allows them the legal right to live, work, study and travel anywhere in the United States without restrictions.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

In order to qualify, foreign investors need to meet specific United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requirements. They are required to:

  • Make a minimum investment of $500,000 (or it’s equivalent in a foreign currency, either individually or combined with their spouse or partner) in a commercial entity located in a targeted employment area (TEA).
  • Investment shall result in creation of 10 full-time jobs for US Citizens.
  • Business/Management experience: No Prior business management experience is required.
  • Other factors: In addition to the above selection criteria, other factors such as age must be 21 years old, no language proficiency is required, no requirement of education, and legal source of funds plays an important role in the process.

US E-2 VISA

  • Expeditious processing: U.S. E-2 visa can generally be obtained within 3 months*
  • Unlimited number of extensions
  • Investor’s spouse and dependent children under 21 years old may be included
  • Investor’s spouse can apply to work anywhere in the U.S.
  • Free high-school education for children in the U.S. with E-2 visa and in-state college tuition rates
  • E-2 can have the potential to be converted to EB-5 over the course of time
  • Investor and dependents may spend time in the U.S. without being subject to world-wide income tax.

IMMIGRATION QUALIFICATIONS

E-2 requires that you to be at least a 50% owner of the business and have a direct role:

  • 50% owner of the Class A Units with another E-2 Investor
  • Investor Option to make the full investment and own 100% if desired
  • Involvement in the decision making process

** Legal and Professional fee is applicable.

APPLICATION PROCESS & TIMELINE FOR EB5

STEP 1: Client will sign the office contract with WWICS, initial payment as per contract needs to be made.

MONTH 1

STEP 2: Preliminary Check on applicant’s profile and technical assessment process takes place. Client receives the documents checklist and applications package.

MONTH 1

STEP 3: Opening of Escrow account

Step1: Transfer of investment funds into the Escrow Account along with admin fee.

Step2: Filing of I-526 Application to USCIS by the attorney.

MONTH 1

STEP 4: Client Receive I-526 Approval.

MONTH 12-14

STEP 5: Submit Immigrant Visa Application to National Visa Center.

MONTH 14-18

STEP 6: Upon approval the client undergoes Medical Test and Interview

MONTH 19-20

STEP 7

Step1: Client Receive Immigrant Visa.

Step2: Client has to enter the country within 6 months.

MONTH 22-23

STEP 8 – AFTER POST LANDING

Step1: Client receives conditional Green card.

Step2: Attorney will file I-829 to USCIS before the conditional green card expiry.

STEP 9 – AFTER POST LANDING

Step1: Client Receive un-conditional Green card.

Step2: File Application for Naturalization after 5 years.

MONTH 24

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