The United States embassy or consulate will issue a visa valid for a maximum of 5 years. Using the visa, the foreign investor may be admitted for a maximum of 2 years. The E-2 visa, however, may be renewed indefinitely.
FAQs about the foreign investor
Yes. Assuming that s/he continues to develop and direct the investment, the E-2 status will remain valid.
Yes. However, s/he must first obtain an E-2 visa for the ‘new’ investment.