EB-5 application procedure

STEP 1: Preliminary assessment

Potential clients will receive the result in one business day.

STEP 2: Sign the agreement and prepare the materials.

Time for preparation: 1 month to 3 months.

STEP 3: Submit all the I-526 materials to USCIS.

No premium processing service You will get the application result within 12 to 18 months.


Situation 1: I-526 is approved by USCIS.

Situation 2:I-526 is denied by USCIS.

Situation 3: Request for Evidence. The response must be received by USCIS within 89  days.


Situation 1: In the United States, the clients can submit I-485 application.

Situation 2: Outside the United States, the clients pay NVC filing fee, submit DS-260, notarization and other materials to the National Visa Center

Step 6: Wait for an interview notice from USCIS(I-485) or the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou (CP). If visa is available, the client can get the interview notice within 3 to 6 months. If visa is not available, the client needs to wait.

Step 7: Check-up, interview and obtain “conditional” green card.

Step 8: If there is an administrative process, please ask an attorney to submit an inquiry.

Step 9: Within 90 days of the expiration of the investor’s conditional permanent resident status, the investor must file Form I-829 (Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions) to change status from conditional permanent residency to permanent residency.

I-829 average processing times extending beyond 3 years (For more information, please see I-829 Document list)