Must the entire amount of the investment be made at the time of applying for an immigrant visa?

Can EB-5 Investments Be Made in Installments?

The entire amount of the investment does not need to have been made at the time of applying for an EB-5 visa. However, the investor must prove availability of the funds and an actual commitment of the require amount of capital. A mere intention to invest or plans for a future investment where there is no present commitment of the funds will not qualify. For example, one may invest $250,000 when filing their I-526 petition and sign a contact to commit an additional $250,000 over the course of one year to fulfill the full investment requirement. Paying the investment amount in installments is allowable so long as the investment is completed prior to the investor’s I-526 petition review to avoid a petition denial.

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