EB Top 5 FAQ
The entire application process may take nine to fifteen months to be fully complete. The USCIS is currently taking about two months to process the EB-5 applications. Prior to submission, time is required to conduct due diligence, make the investment and prepare the documentation which supports the petition, complete background checks and source all funds. If the investor is in lawful status when the EB-5 application is approved, they will be eligible to apply for Adjustment of Status to Conditional Permanent Resident without having to leave the United States.
This application process may take up to six months or longer to be decided. If the investor is not based in the United States they will apply for an Immigrant Visa at their local US Consulate or Embassy, a process which may take up to six months or longer to be approved, depending on the country they reside.
For the most accurate and current information refer directly to the United States Citizens and Immigration Service (USCIS) website.