E-2

E-2 investor visa pointers and FAQ guide | KNG Law

E-2 investor visa pointers and FAQ guide | KNG Law

The E-2 Investor Visa allows an individual to enter and work inside of the United States based on an investment he or she will be controlling, while inside the United States. This visa must generally be renewed every two years, but there is no limit to how many times one can renew. 

The E-2 nonimmigrant classification allows a national of a treaty country (a country with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation) to be admitted to the United States when investing a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business.  Certain employees of such a person or of a qualifying organization may also be eligible for this classification. 

See U.S. Department of State's Treaty Countries for a current list of countries with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation. Below is a FAQ guide of common E-2 visa questions:

3 U.S. immigration options for international entrepreneurs

3 U.S. immigration options for international entrepreneurs

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), recently reported data showing a pick up in entrepreneurial activity on a global scale.

The fact that we have more innovation and business creation in the world cannot be ignored. So, what does entrepreneurship mean for the U.S. economy? It widely means economic growth, job creation, and global competitiveness.