US attracts many high net worth investors to immigrate and live in US and do business. US has an indirect citizenship through investment program (EB5 investor) where after 5 years of residence in US and from the date of issue of “conditional” green card, it is possible to apply for US citizenship.
EB-5 Investor Green Card Program
The US has “EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program” for investors who want to gain “Green card” or “Permanent resident” status in the US.
Under this scheme, a minimum investment of atleast USD 500,000 is required, which is to be invested in a rural part of the country, by means of creating “commercial business” and this business should create atleast 10 jobs.
The investment is no less than USD 1 million in major cities creating jobs.
It is not a passive investment and the investor must play an active role in management of business.
The investment stays for about 4 years and the the processing time is quick under the investor category. Each year a about 10,000 of visas issued of which about 3000 – 5000 visas are are set aside under Regional center category. Investor is allowed to bring family members and dependents, provided the sufficient means of financial support shown.
- Processing time is 9-12 months
- Minimum commercial investment of USD 500,000
- Easy eligibility criteria with minimal formalities.
- Live anywhere in the US.
- Includes spouse and children under 21yrs of age in application.
- Conditional PR status for 2 yrs.
After 5 years of residence in US and from the date of issue of “conditional” green card, it is possible to apply for US citizenship.
We assist our clients with EB5 program.
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