Portuguese Nationals Now Eligible for US E1/E2 Visas through the AMIGOS Act

The U.S. Embassy Lisbon announced the full implementation of the Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing our Success (AMIGOS) Act , signed by President Biden in December 2022.

The AMIGOS ACT is designed to facilitate business and commerce, through a non-immigrant category new for Portuguese nationals, the E1/E2 trade and investment visas.

E-1 and E-2 Visas allow individuals to enter the United States to conduct “substantial trade” or invest a “substantial amount of capital” respectively.

Starting April 23, eligible Portuguese citizens will be able to get online and apply for these visas.

For full details on how to qualify and apply for E1/E2 visas, please visit: HERE

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