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L1A Intra Company Transferee Visa

U.S. L1A Intra Company Transferee Visa

The Employment-based Immigration Fifth Preference EB-5 (known as EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program) aims to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. According to the latest policy requirements for the EB-5, foreign investors (and their spouses and unmarried children under 21) who invest USD 800,000 in a U.S. business project that creates 10 jobs in the U.S. are eligible to apply for a Green Card (permanent residence).

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Time to residency

4- 6 months

Residency requirement

No residency requirements

Visa-free travel

186 countries and regions


Tax system in USA

Passport rank

7th in the world

Established time

Program launched in 1990

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Application Requirement

To apply for a U.S. EB 5 Visa, you need to satisfy following requirements: 

1. Invest at least USD 800,000 to a Regional Center Program, which can create or preserve 10 permanent full-time jobs for qualified U.S. workers. 


2. Main applicant should explain the source of income for the investment.


3. Main applicant should possess family assets with a net worth of USD 2 million or above.

4. Main applicant should be aged over 18 years old. The spouse and unmarried children under 18.5 years old can apply together.

Program Benefits

1. Route to U.S. Citizenship: Eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship after 5 years of permanent residence makes EB-5 a quicker and more reliable path. The Green Card can be renewed every 10 years without a review process.

2. Freedom to enter and exit, work and live everywhere in the U.S.


3. Children are entitled to U.S. public education free of charge. 

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