E-2 Treaty Country List

E-2 Treaty Country List

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In order to obtain an E-2 visa, the foreign investor must be a national of a country that is a party to a friendship, commerce or navigation treaty, bilateral investment treaty or free trade agreement with the United States. The following is a list of E-2 treaty countries.

Country Effective Date of Treaty
Albania January 4, 1998
Armenia March 29, 1996
Australia December 27, 1991
Austria May 27, 1931
Azerbaijan August 2, 2001
Bahrain May 30, 2001
Bangladesh July 25, 1989
Belgium October 3, 1963
Bolivia June 6, 2001
Bosnia and Herzegovina November 15, 1882
Bulgaria June 2, 1994
Cameroon April 6, 1989
Canada January 1, 1993
Chile January 1, 2004
China (Taiwan) November 30, 1948
Colombia June 10, 1848
Congo (Brazzaville) August 13, 1994
Congo (Kinshasa) July 28, 1989
Costa Rica May 26, 1852
Croatia November 15, 1882
Czech Republic January 1, 1993
Denmark December 10, 2008
Ecuador May 11, 1997
Egypt June 27, 1992
Estonia February 16, 1997
Ethiopia October 8, 1953
Finland December 1, 1992
France December 21, 1960
Georgia August 17, 1997
Germany July 14, 1956
Grenada March 3, 1989
Honduras July 19, 1928
Iran June 16, 1957
Ireland November 18, 1992
Italy July 26, 1949
Jamaica March 7, 1997
Japan October 30, 1953
Jordan December 17, 2001
Kazakhstan January 12, 1994
Korea (South) November 7, 1957
Kosovo November 15, 1882
Kyrgyzstan January 12, 1994
Latvia December 26, 1996
Liberia November 21, 1939
Lithuania November 22, 2001
Luxembourg March 28, 1963
Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of (FRY) November 15, 1882
Mexico January 1, 1994
Moldova November 25, 1994
Mongolia January 1, 1997
Montenegro November 15, 1882
Morocco May 29, 1991
Netherlands December 5, 1957
Norway January 18, 1928
Oman June 11, 1960
Pakistan February 12, 1961
Panama May 30, 1991
Paraguay March 07, 1860
Philippines September 6, 1955
Poland August 6, 1994
Romania January 15, 1994
Serbia November 15,1882
Senegal October 25, 1990
Singapore January 1, 2004
Slovak Republic January 1, 1993
Slovenia November 15, 1882
Spain April 14, 1903
Sri Lanka May 1, 1993
Suriname February 10, 1963
Sweden February 20, 1992
Switzerland November 08, 1855
Thailand June 8, 1968
Togo February 5, 1967
Trinidad & Tobago December 26, 1996
Tunisia February 7, 1993
Turkey May 18, 1990
Ukraine November 16, 1996
United Kingdom July 03, 1815
Yugoslavia November 15, 1882
 

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