can guide you through a plan to purchase an existing business or create a new business that meets the E-2 investor visa criteria.
No minimum investment needed
You will need enough to purchase or start up your business, whatever that amount is. You will also need enough to support yourself and your family for the next two years, if the business is not generating a profit immediately.
Valid for at least two years, plus unlimited renewals
As long as your business continues to grow and make a profit
Key employees can be included
Either at a managerial level, or with special knowledge of your business
Spouses can get a work permit
Work permits allow your spouse to work at any job
Children can attend U.S. schools
Unmarried children under the age of 21 can accompany you and get a visa. They may attend school up through high school grades.
There are no limits on the type of business. It can sell products or services in any field. It can have a physical or virtual location. The structure can be anything that works for your purposes: an LLC, a partnership, a subsidiary of another business, etc.
Schedule a paid consultation to assess your options, answer basic questions and strategize. You need only have some ideas about the business you want to purchase or create, and we'll review and help you fill in the details.
Start the planning and set-up phase where we guide you on business formation or purchase and how to meet the criteria. During this phase we answer all of your "What if I did this...." questions and make sure your financial details are secure.
We work with your chosen qualified professionals on areas such as business law, tax and accounting. We also advise you on developing a business plan with market research to demonstrate how your business will grow and be more than marginal.
You can travel to the U.S. on a B-1 visa or ESTA to get your business purchased or started, and we can assist you with these applications.
Once your business is up and running, then we file your paperwork for the E-2 visa. This can be done while you are inside the U.S. on a B-1 visa (but not ESTA), or while you are in your home country.
We will answer all your questions to help you get started. Click here to schedule your initial consultation.
We can assist you no matter where you are located in the world.
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