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EB-5 Program Benefits

Quick Process

Faster U.S. Green Cards without a sponsor, employer or special abilities. 

Family Inclusion

Bring your spouse and unmarried children under 21 years old to the U.S.

Investment Repayment

Some projects schedule your repayment in just 2.5 years.

Profit Potential

Opportunity to earn significant profits on your investment capital.

Lifestyle Flexibility

Live, work, study, and travel anywhere in the US.

Education Benefit

Lower tuition fees are available for permanent residents.

EB-5 Requirements & Eligibility 


Minimum of $800,000 in a rural or high-unemployment area or infrastructure project. Otherwise, the minimum is $1,050,000.

Source of

The investor must prove a lawful source of funds. Potential sources include earnings, a loan, an inheritance, a gift, or home sale.

Key Investment

Capital must fund a for-profit business, be “at risk” for a chance of loss or gain, create 10 full-time jobs, and be sustained two years.

EB-5 Immigration Process

Step One

Connect with Immigration Lawyer

An EB-5 lawyer documents your source of funds and prepares your application.

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Step Two

Choose EB-5 Investment

Invest a minimum of $800,000 in a qualified EB-5 project.

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Step Three

Application Submission

Your lawyer files Form I-526E to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Step Four

Consular Processing or AOS

Applicants outside of the U.S. go through consular processing. U.S. applicants adjust status.

Step Five

Conditional Green Card

Following I-526E approval, you and your family are eligible for 2-year Green Cards.

Step Six

Permanent Residency

Receive a 2-year Green Card. File Form I-829 to complete the permanent residency process.

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Timelines for EB-5 Process

The EB-5 timeline involves two key considerations:


Application Processing

Processing times depend on the type of investment. The fastest category is often processed in 6 months or less.


Visa Availability

Investors from most countries will have a Green Card available immediately upon application approval. Backlogged countries such as China, India and Vietnam can receive immediate visas by choosing a rural or high-unemployment project.

Use our I-526E Processing Estimator to learn how long your application might take to be processed.

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How we can help

After more than a decade of helping EB-5 investors we have worked with dozens of lawyers and reviewed over 200 investments.

  • We refer you to an experienced lawyer who speaks your language and understand your needs.
  • We present you with investment options that meets your immigration and financials objectives.
  • We guide you throughout your EB-5 immigration process.

Visa Allocation

Annual Total

The EB-5 Green Card By investment program offers a minimum of 10,000 visas per year, including family members.

Reserved Visas

Each year 32% of visas are reserved: rural 20%, high-unemployment 10%, and infrastructure 2%.

Reserved Advantages

Set-aside visas are immediately available for investors from any country. Rural investments have priority processing.