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Your Pathway to U.S Permanent Residency

Detailed process of the program


  • Preliminary questionnaire/checklist.
  • Investor hires their own Immigration attorney or work with in-house.
  • Immigration attorney to vet the source of funds.
  • Investor receives confidential offering documents on the EB-5 investment.
  • Investor signs subscription agreement and prepare source of funds memo.
  • Duration of this stage 30-45 days.

I-526 petition

  • Regional Center files I-526 petition.
  • Funds are transferred into New Commercial Enterprise (NCE) as a limited partner.
  • It takes approximately 15 – 18 months to process the petition.
  • If petition gets denied, investment is returned back and investor has to sought alternative options for enter in US by consulting legal counsel.

I-526 Approval

  • If investor resides in US during I-526 approval stage, investor can file for adjustment of status.
  • If investor resides outside US during I-526 approval stage, investor should attend the consulate for immigration visa to enter into US.
  • Duration takes 5-6 months but investor residing in US can apply for adjustment of status while the petition is in pending.


  • Approval of Immigration visa or adjustment of status.
  • Conditional permanent residence for period of 2 years.
  • 22-24 months from 1-526 submission.

I-829 Approval

  • Upon I-829 approval, conditions of permanent residency are removed, Green Card is granted.
  • Approximately 50 months from I-526 submission.

All times below are approximate.