Moving to the U.S. Through Franchising
Interested in moving to the United States?
Owning a franchise business could qualify you for the E-2 visa so that you can move to the U.S.
An established E-2 Visa Friendly Franchise provides the advantage of a proven business model, training & support, and clarity & budgeting.
Proven Business Model
U.S. Immigration officials favor businesses with proven business model and positive track record.
Training & Support
Franchises provide training, marketing material, and business plans to improve your E-2 visa success
Clarity & Budgeting
Franchises provide metrics on potential revenue, operating expenses, and hiring to help support your E-2 visa case.
Connect with E-2 Visa Friendly Franchise Brands
We match E-2 visa applicants with known franchise brands that are E-2 visa friendly. E-2 friendly franchises provide more support and timeline flexibility compared to other franchise brands that are inexperienced with E-2 visa applicants.
Find out if you qualify for the E-2 visa
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**FREE SPECIAL REPORT**
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- How much do I need to invest?
- How long does the E-2 process take?
- What businesses qualify?
- Can I bring my family to the U.S.?
- What if I get denied?
- Do I need to hire employees?
- Do I need experience to qualify?
- Can I have a business partner?
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*Please confirm you are a citizen of a Treaty Country before contacting us about franchise opportunities for the E-2 visa.
**Use the list below for a list of Treaty Countries.
List of Treaty Countries
*The below list is not periodically updated.
For the an updated list of countries please visit the U.S. Department of State website here.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Trinidad & Tobago
Basic E-2 Visa Requirements
**Important: Please speak with an experienced E-2 visa immigration attorney before making your investment.**
Contact us using the form above if you need a referral to an E-2 immigration attorney. Taking action without proper attorney guidance may weaken your E-2 visa application.
The applicant must be a citizen of a Treaty Country to apply for the E-2 visa. Use the list above for a list of eligible countries.
The applicant should invest $100,000 or more a viable E-2 visa application.
The applicant must own a minimum 50% in ownership of the business and have the highest managerial position.
Lawful Fund Source
The applicant must be able to prove where their investment comes from such as personal savings, investment earnings, inheritance, gifts, etc.
The applicant's U.S. business must be an active operating for-profit business.
The applicant must demonstrate their ability to own and operate a business. This can be shown through education, experience, training, etc.
*Franchise business can provide training to help strengthen qualifications.