11. Can I study on E-2 visa?
Yes, you may study on E-2 visa, however, you may not join a full length program like an F-1. You may take up a few credits at a university when they do not harm the primary interest of the visa.
12. Can I bring my dependents on E-2 visa?
Yes, you may bring your spouse and unmarried children under the age 21 years to stay along with you. They may stay in the U.S. as long as you maintain a valid E-2 status. You may also bring a domestic or personal servant on nonimmigrant status, provided you can show that:
- He or she is not abandoning their residence abroad
- He or she has worked for you for at least one year, or has had an ongoing employment relationship with you and has at least one year of experience as a servant
13. Can my dependents work on E-2 visa?
14. Can my dependents study on dependent E-2 status?
Yes, your dependents may attend U.S. schools, colleges and universities, and do not have to apply for separate student visa such as an F-1 visa.
15. How do I apply for E2 visa?
The following documents should be presented, when applying for an E-2 visa:
- Completed and signed Form DS-160, Nonimmigrant Visa Application
- Completed and signed Form DS-156E, Treaty or Trader Investor Application
- Documents that establishing the nationality of your company
- A letter from your employer detailing your position and stating that you possess highly specialized skills essential for the efficient operation of the firm
- Evidence of investment in the U.S.
- Other documents relevant to the case such as marriage and birth certificates of you and your family members
- A passport valid for travel to the U.S and with a validity date at least six months beyond your intended period of stay
- Color passport style photograph (37 x 37mm) for each member listed in the visa application. The picture should be taken before a light background and without head covering