Form DS-156E, Non-immigrant Treat Trader/Investor Application

Form DS-156E

Form DS-156E is used for visa application for E-1 and E-2 non-immigrant visas. Form DS-156E must be filed along with application Form DS-156, for an E-1 Treaty Trader or E-2 Treaty Investor Non-immigrant visa. Form DS-156E first time applicants must complete Parts I and 2 of Form DS-156E. Additionally, Parts 1 and 2 of Form DS-156E must be updated periodically by the applicant.

The requirements for a Treaty Trader (E-1) non-immigrant visa are listed on Form DS-156E. The requirements for a Treaty Investor (E-2) are also indicated on Form DS-156E.

Form DS-156E requires the applicant to identify the type of business entity as well as the business address, headquarters. Subsidiaries and branch offices of the United States enterprise. The Form DS-156E applicant must also identify the nature of the business and provide a full description of the services, production or other business activity in Section6 of Form DS-156E.

The Form DS-156E applicant must provide detailed and verifiable financial information about the business enterprise, including imports and exports to the United States. The types of personnel employed by the enterprise must be indicated in Part 2 of Form DS-156E. Part 3 of Form DS-156E requires specific information about the applicant including his or her title and position in the enterprise, as well as a detailed description of his or her duties. The Form DS-156E application must be signed by a responsible office of the business enterprise and well as contact information for the responsible person at the enterprise.