The E2 visa is designed for aliens engaged in international investment between the United States and the alien’s country of nationality. E2 visa holders must make a active and substantial investment as well as perform an essential role in the enterprise that results in the creation of job opportunities for US workers. There is no set amount an E2 visa holder must invest as it depends on the type of enterprise. The E2 visa is initially valid for two years and may be extended indefinitely.
In order to qualify for an E2 visa, you must be a national of one of the following treaty countries. Spouses and children of E2 visa holders may enter and remain in the US in E2 status. E2 spouses may apply for and EAD. E2 spouses and children may attend school in the US.