The E-2 Treaty Trader visa of the United States is a great tool to have the right to live and do business in the US. The other typical scheme the “EB-5” takes significantly more time, and it is becoming more difficult and time-taking for several nationalities.
Let’s take a realistic look of the passports you can get through investment and apply for the E-2 US visa.
The citizens of the following countries have the right to apply for the US E-2 visa: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France (+ Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, and Reunion), Germany, Georgia, Grenada, Honduras, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Liberia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Norway (excluding Svalbard), Netherlands (including Aruba and Netherlands Antilles), Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Republic of Congo, Romania, Serbia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain (including all territories), Sri Lanka, Suriname, Switzerland, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (+ Channel Islands and Gibraltar, but excluding British territories outside Europe).
Which countries have E-2 access and citizenship by investment programs at the same time?
- Moldova (suspended in 2019, closed in 2020)
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Which countries have residency by investment programmes which can lead to citizenship with the right to apply for the E-2 US visa?
Bulgaria, Canada, Egypt, France, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Paraguay, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, UK
Portuguese citizens look also may become eligible for E1 and E2 visas of the United States, pending a reciprocal visa scheme being set up by Portugal for US citizens. And Portugal’s Golden Visa (ARI) scheme leads to Portuguese citizenship after five years.
Which are the preferable citizenship by investment programs to qualify for the US E-2 visa in 2020?
If you plan to obtain citizenship to be able to switch on another immigration scheme, then the most critical factors are naturally the time and money.
Turkey Citizenship by Investment Program
Time: it takes 3-4 months to obtain the Turkish passport through investment
The minimum amount of investment: among the four solutions, perhaps the most affordable option is to purchase a real estate for 250,000 USD and maintain it for at least three years.
Grenada Citizenship by Investment Program
Time: three months to finish the naturalisation process
The minimum amount of investment: You can invest in real estate or contribute 150,000 USD to a state fund.
Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program
Time: three months
The minimum amount of investment: 100,000 euros contribution and 250,000 euros real estate investment