Which countries have an E-2 visa treaty with the USA?

E2 Visa Treaty Countries list:

CountryTreaty date
AlbaniaJanuary 4, 1998
ArgentinaDecember 20, 1854
ArmeniaMarch 29, 1996
AustraliaDecember 27, 1991
AustriaMay 27, 1931
AzerbaijanAugust 2, 2001
BahrainMay 30, 2001
BangladeshJuly 25, 1989
BelgiumOctober 3, 1963
BoliviaJune 6, 2001
Bosnia and HerzegovinaNovember 15, 1982
BulgariaJune 2, 1954
CameroonApril 6, 1989
CanadaJanuary 1, 1994
ChileJanuary 1, 2004
China (Taiwan)November 30, 1948
ColombiaJune 10, 1948
Congo (Brazzaville)August 13, 1994
Congo (Kinshasa)July 28, 1989
Costa RicaMay 26, 1852
CroatiaNovember 15, 1982
Czech RepublicJanuary 1, 1993
DenmarkDecember 10, 2008
EcuadorMay 11, 1997
EgyptJune 27, 1992
EstoniaFebruary 16, 1997
EthiopiaOctober 8, 1953
FinlandDecember 1, 1992
FranceDecember 21, 1960
GeorgiaAugust 17, 1997
GermanyJuly 14, 1956
GrenadaMarch 3, 1989
HondurasJuly 19, 1928
IrelandNovember 18, 1992
IsraelMay 1, 2019
ItalyJuly 26, 1949
JamaicaMarch 7, 1997
JapanOctober 30, 1953
JordanDecember 17, 2001
KazakhstanJanuary 12, 1994
Korea (South)November 7, 1957
KosovoNovember 15, 1882
KyrgyzstanJanuary 12, 1994
LatviaDecember 26, 1996
LiberiaNovember 21, 1939
LithuaniaNovember 22, 2001
LuxembourgMarch 28, 1963
MacedoniaNovember 15, 1982
MexicoJanuary 1, 1994
MoldovaNovember 25, 1994
MongoliaJanuary 1, 1997
MontenegroNovember 15, 1882
MoroccoMay 29, 1991
NetherlandsDecember 5, 1957
NorwayJanuary 18, 1928
OmanJune 11, 1960
PakistanFebruary 12, 1961
PanamaMay 30, 1991
ParaguayMarch 07, 1860
PhilippinesSeptember 6, 1955
PolandAugust 6, 1994
RomaniaJanuary 15, 1994
SenegalOctober 25, 1990
SerbiaNovember 15,1882
SingaporeJanuary 1, 2004
Slovak RepublicJanuary 1, 1993
SloveniaNovember 15, 1982
SpainApril 14, 1903
Sri LankaMay 1, 1993
SurinameFebruary 10, 1963
SwedenFebruary 20, 1992
SwitzerlandNovember 08, 1855
ThailandJune 8, 1968
TogoFebruary 5, 1967
Trinidad & TobagoDecember 26, 1996
TunisiaFebruary 7, 1993
TurkeyMay 18, 1990
UkraineNovember 16, 1996
United KingdomJuly 03, 1815
YugoslaviaNovember 15, 1882

E-2 visa for citizens of Non-Treaty countries

Citizens of non-treaty countries can qualify to apply for an E-2 visa through one of two ways. Either by taking up the passport/citizenship of a treaty country or derivatively i.e. if the applicant investor is married to a citizen of a treaty country, they may be eligible to apply for an E-2 visa.

Which countries do not have an E-2 visa Treaty with the USA?

  • India
  • China, Hong Kong
  • Cyprus
  • Vietnam
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Qatar
  • Kuwait
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • Saudi Arabia
  • San Marino
  • South Africa
  • Vatican City
  • Faroe Islands
  • Isle of Man
  • Peru
  • Venezuela
  • Eritrea
  • Russia
  • Uruguay
  • Namibia
  • Gambia
  • Botswana
  • Gabon
  • Israel
  • Belize
  • Haiti
  • Libya
  • Nepal
  • Mauritius
  • Cambodia
  • Afghanistan
  • Brunei
  • Zimbabwe
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Madagascar
  • Nicaragua
  • Guatemala
  • El Salvador