Who Qualifies for an EB-5 Green Card?


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Who qualifies?

Qualified EB-5 candidates must be able to invest either $1 million or $500,000 in a U.S. business, depending on the program selected.
Ideal EB-5 prospects include but are not limited to:

  • Retirees
  • Entrepreneurs, including those who don’t qualify for an E-2 visa
  • Investors from non-treaty countries
  • CEO/Managers of a U.S. company who are not an L-1 transferee
  • Doctors who have not passed USMLE 1, 2 and 3
  • F-1 student who wants to start a business
  • Foreign national investors in a U.S. business who do not want to be active in the business
  • Individual owners of a non-U.S. business who want to set up a U.S. business, but who cannot use an L-1 because owner intends to close the foreign business
  • L-1 applicants from China with cases under Consular investigation
  • Parents who seek a U.S. education for their children, but do not want to be actively involved in business management

To learn more about EB-5, read the Frequently Asked Questions section which may answer your initial questions.

To learn more about the EB-5 Green Card program, schedule a free consultation with EB-5 Green Card attorney Mark Ivener. Your total investment will vary with your investment choice, your due diligence, and other factors.

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