In Order to file an EB-5 visa form the documents required are project documents, financial documents and personal documents.

To be able to file I-526 Petition initially –

Project Documents:

  • Proof of the investment that has been made into an EB-5 compatible project by an investor.
  • Proof of the project being in a targeted employment area (TEA).
  • Proof that the investment is made in a new enterprise.
  • Regional Centers Private Placement Memorandum, LLC Agreement, the Escrow Agreement and Subscription agreement.

Financial Documents:

  • Proof of the source of funds which would include the complete history of the funds, the funds may be savings, salaries, gifts , sale of property or other assets.
  • Tax statements for the past 5 years.
  • Proof that the funds were obtained lawfully by the investor.

Personal Documents

  • Passport Scans for the applications of both primary and dependent.
  • Birth certificates, marriage certificates of the investors and the dependents
  • Local or national identification documents.
  • Duplicates of old immigration applications filed in the past or existing ones.
  1. Official copies of any judgement passed by the court past or present related to any criminal offense.
  2. Evidence of Investment of having invested or “actively” in the process of investing in a New Commercial Enterprise “for profit”. It could be a sole Proprietorship, Partnership (whether limited or general), Holding company, Joint venture, Corporation, Business Trust or any other entity, which may be publicly or privately owned.
  3. Evidence of being involved in the management of NCE directly or indirectly through policy formulation.
  4. Evidence that the required capital invested was earned through lawful means.
  5. Evidence that the NCE will create at least 10 full- time jobs for qualifying US workers.
  6. Evidence that the number of employees will be maintained at no less than pre- investment level for a minimum of 2 years.
  7. Foreign business registration record Information.
  8. Corporate, partnership (or other entity), and personal tax returns, or other tax returns of any kind you or someone on your behalf filed within the last 5 years, including any taxing jurisdiction in or outside the United States.
  9. Evidence identifying any other source of capital.
  10. Certified copies of any judgments or evidence of all pending civil or criminal actions, governmental administrative proceedings, and any Document of private civil actions (pending or otherwise) involving money judgments against you from any court in or outside the United States within the past 15 years.

Additional EB 5 visa requirements

See also: Regional Center Investments

Post the I-526 application, the next stage is I-829 which is filed for the removal of conditions or an EB 5 category green card for the investor via investor green card program usa. The documents required are:

  1. Evidence that the investor was fully invested in the commercial enterprise.
  2. Evidence of the new formed commercial enterprise for job creation purposes.
  3. Evidence that the money was invested and the jobs were created.

Note: If the personal or financial documents are not in English, then complete translation of the above mentioned documents are needed to be submitted to the USCIS along with the originals.

Further Read: what are EB-5 projects?

See what the EB 5 Visa Processing Time is

See What is a EB5 Regional center?

List of Forms for EB-5:

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