United States of America

Residency By Investment

Welcome to The USA

Live the American Dream for yourself and move to the U.S., a cultural melting pot with a thriving economy, a wealth of opportunities, and one of the highest standards of living anywhere on the globe. 

Facts about The USA


Washington, D.C.



Total Area

9,833,520 km2


United States Dollar

Why Choose The USA

Known over the world as the land of opportunity, the United States of America boasts a rich and diverse culture, one of the strongest currencies in the world, and one of the most sought-after passports on the planet.

Through the USA EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, applicants can enjoy a host of exclusive benefits:

Any Language Welcome

No language skills required

Any Education Level

No minimum education required

Flexible Requirements

No business or management experience required

Easy Capital Requirements

Investment capital can come from a gift, inheritance, business ownership or any other lawful activity

World of Opportunities

The opportunity to live, work and study anywhere in the U.S. and benefit from lower tuition fees

Options For Families

Inclusion of dependent children under 21


Applicants must meet all of the following requirements to be eligible for the program:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Show legal source of assets and funds
  • Choose from one of the available investment options

Investment Options

There are two investment options within the USA EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program:

Creation of a New U.S. Enterprise

To be eligible for this investment option, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Make an investment of US$1 million in a new commercial enterprise, or US$900,000 if that enterprise is in a targeted commercial area, which includes rural areas or areas with unemployment of at least 150% that of the national average
  • Create full-time employment for at least 10 qualified U.S. workers who must be direct employees of the commercial enterprise
  • Actively manage the day-to-day activities and/or policy formulation of the enterprise

Invest in a Regional Center

Regional centers are investment opportunities that have been pre-approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). To be eligible for this investment option, applicants must meet the following criteria: 

  • Make an investment of US$500,000
  • The enterprise must create full-time employment for at least 10 qualified U.S. workers. Indirect employment is permitted
  • Active management of the enterprise is not required

Citizenship Requirements

Non-conditional Green Card holders for at least five years can apply for naturalization if the following requirements are met: 

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have lived within the state, or USCIS district with jurisdiction over your place of residence, for at least 3 months prior to the application
  • Have continuous residence in the U.S. as a Green Card holder for at least 5 years immediately preceding the application
  • Be physically present in the U.S. for at least 30 months out of the 5 years (60 months) immediately preceding the application
  • Reside continuously within the U.S. from the date of application for naturalization up to the time of naturalization
  • Be able to read, write and speak English, and have knowledge and an understanding of U.S. history and government (civics)
  • Be a person of good moral character in keeping with the principles of the Constitution of the United States and well-disposed to the good order and happiness of the United States during all relevant periods under the law

Our Process

The following table breaks down the U.S. visa application process into eight basic steps. Each step must be completed before continuing to the next. 

Month 1

Step 1a

Applicant selects an investment option and starts application preparation. Advisory and legal fees are due at this stage. 

Step 1b

Pre-approval letter to the applicant. 

Step 2

Applicant transfers investment and regional center fee into a nominated escrow account. 

Month 2

Step 3

Immigrant Petition by an Alien Entrepreneur application (I-526) is lodged with USA National Visa Center (NVC). 

Month 10-11

Step 4

Immigrant Petition is approved by U.S. authorities. 

Month 17-18

Step 5

Visa application (DS-230) is lodged with local U.S. consular mission or embassy. Applicant and family may be subject to biometric tests.

Step 6

Medical and health screening. 

Step 7

An interview with the applicant may be requested and conducted. All original documents should be available. 

Step 8

Visa is approved and stamped in applicant’s passport. Conditional EB-5 is issued. Applicant and family must enter the U.S. within 180 days. 

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