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How to Document an Investment for E-2 Treaty Investors

Once determined that your company qualifies for an E-2 Treaty Investor visa, the investment then needs to be documented.
What is needed to document the investment?

Existing Company

  • Tax valuation
  • Market appraisal

New Company

  • Trade Association Statistics
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Market Surveys

What is needed to document the Source of the Investment?

  • Personal statement of net worth prepared by a certified accountant
  • Transactions showing payment of sold property or business (proof of property ownership and promissory notes) and rental income (lease agreements)
  • Voided investment certificates or internal bank vouchers and appropriate bank statement crediting proceeds
  • Debit and credit advices for personal and/or business account withdrawals
  • Audited financial statement
  • Annual report of parent company
  • Net worth statements from certified professional accountant

What is needed to document the Evidence of the Investment?

Existing Company

  • Escrow documents
  • Signed purchase/sales agreement
  • Closing and settlement papers
  • Loan or mortgage documents
  • Promissory notes
  • Financial reports
  • Tax returns
  • Security agreements
  • Assumption of lease agreement
  • Business account statement for routine operations

New Company

  • Inventory listing, shipment invoices of inventory, equipment or business related property
  • Receipts for inventory purchases
  • Canceled checks or official payment receipts for expenditures
  • Canceled check for first month’s rent or full annual advance rent payment
  • Lease agreement
  • Purchase orders
  • Improvement expenses
  • Initial business accounts statements
  • Wire transfer receipts

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