E1 Treaty Trader Visa General Information: The E1 Treaty Trader Visa
allows foreign nationals of a country with which the United States has a
commercial treaty to come to the United States to engage in trade of a
substantial nature between the United States and the applicant's country of
nationality. The trade involved must be an international exchange (successfully
negotiated contracts binding on all parties) of items between the United States
and a treaty country.
E1 Treaty Trader Visa Eligibility Requirements: The applicant must be
coming to the United States to carry out substantial trade or to develop and
direct the operations of an enterprise that has commercial trade with the
applicant's country of nationality.
Additional Information about the E1 Treaty Trader Visa: There are no
quota restrictions for E1 visas. Spouses of E1 Visa holders are also eligible to
accept employment in the United States. E1 Visa holders are generally admitted
for a period of 2 years and extensions can be easily obtained.