Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about E-1 and E-2 Visas

Below are Frequently Asked Questions about E-1 and E-2 Visas. Find out more about this new visa category here. Q: Must the trading company exist and/or the investment have been made before the visa can be issued? A: Trade must already be established at the time of visa application. Investments, however, may be prospective, provided that …

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E Visas

We are Rocking a New Visa: What are E-1 and E-2 visas? Treaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2) visas are for citizens of countries with which the United States maintains treaties of commerce and navigation, including New Zealand. To qualify for Treaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2) visas applicants must be coming to the United States either to engage …

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DV-2020 Program: Online Registration

DV-2020 Program: The revised online registration period for the DV-2020 Program begins on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5).  Individuals who submit more than one entry during the registration period will be disqualified. Beware …

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Visa Wait times

Wait times for visa appointments in New Zealand are currently longer than normal. We recommend applying for your visa at least 90 days before your travel dates, and submitting your ESTA form at least 2 weeks in advance of your travel. To check the latest wait times, please visit  http://usvisas.state.gov . Please do not pay for …

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How to Apply for a U.S. Visa Online. It’s easier than ever!

Every year, millions of people are issued visas to travel to America, some for tourism, some to visit friends and family, some to study, some for medical treatment, some for business meetings and even some who just like to shop. All these people have something in common, they all applied for their visa to visit the …

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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

Media Release from the Department of Homeland Security For Immediate Release DHS Press Office Contact: WASHINGTON—The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel …

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