The EB-5 Petition Checklist

EB-5 Petition Checklist - Regional Center

Let us help you understand the information that you may need when considering a Regional Center for your investment using the following questionnaire.


  • Family name
  • Given name
  • Middle name
  • Full U.S.address
  • Foreign address
  • Date of birth
  • Country of birth
  • Social security number (if any)
  • A# (if any)
  • If you are in the U.S.
  • Date of arrival
  • I-94 card #
  • Current nonimmigrant status
  • Date status expires
  • Daytime Phone # with area code
  • Highest level of education completed

(If investment funds are from a business owned by the investor)

  • Full legal name of business from which funds are to be derived
  • Street address
  • Phone # with area code
  • Business organized as (corporation, partnership, etc.)
  • Kind of business (ex: furniture manufacturer)
  • Date established (mm/dd/yy)
  • Number of employees
  • Date of initial investment
  • Amount of initial investment: in your enterprise
  • Total capital investment to date from the entity where the investment derives
  • Percentage of the enterprise you own
  • Brief description of your duties, activities, responsibilities and history of the enterprise ((Attach separate sheet if more space is needed)
  • Salary
  • Cost of your benefits
  • If you are not the sole investor, list the name of all other parties (individuals and corporations) who hold a percentage share of ownership and indicate whether any of these parties is seeking EB-5 classification. Include name, percentage ownership. Attach separate sheet if more space is needed)
  • Composition of investment: to be made into the Regional Center. Provide all as applicable in USD amounts. Investment must be made from individual account. (Attach separate sheet if more space is needed)
    • Cash on hand in bank account
    • Cash on hand in brokerage Account
    • Sale of an asset
    • Distribution
    • Inheritance
    • Gift
    • Other
  • Income when you made the investment into the Regional Center
    • Gross
    • Net
  • Net worth when you made the investment into the Regional Center
  • Upon approval of EB-5 petition
    • Will you adjust status to permanent residence in the U.S. or will you apply for an immigrant visa at a U.S. consular post?
  • Have you ever been placed in removal proceedings?
  • Have you ever worked in the U.S. without permission?
  • Have you ever been arrested and/or convicted of a crime?

Please return completed Questionnaire with:

  • Foreign business registration records (if your investment funds derives from income from a company you own)
  • Personal tax returns filed within the last 5 years in or outside the U.S.
  • Business tax returns filed within the last 5 years
  • Other sources of capital (ex: investment portfolio statements)
  • Certified copies of any judgment against the investor from any court within the past 15 years, if applicable
  • Full copy of passport for yourself and all non-U.S. dependents
  • Birth certificates for yourself and all non-U.S. dependents
  • If in the U.S. – for yourself and all non-U.S. dependents:
    • I-94 card
    • Visa
    • Social security card, U.S. driver’s license
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