E-1/E-2 Visas 101

5 (5 votes)

The Treaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2) visa categories allow nationals of countries with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation to be admitted to the United States when investing in a U.S. entity or engaging in international trade. As other visa categories grow increasingly restrictive, the E-1/E-2 can be a great option for those that qualify. Panelists will provide a basic overview of the E-1 and E-2 visa categories, and will discuss general qualifications and the application process.

  • Who Can Apply for an E-1/E-2: Nationality and Existing Treaties 
  • General Qualifications of the Treaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2)
  • Qualifying Positions 
  • Overview of the Visa Application Process and Consular Adjudications

Amanda Brill (DL)

London, UK

Edward C. Beshara

Maitland, FL

Dan R. Larsson

Bend, OR

Shahzad Qadri

Redmond, WA


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