QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PROSPECTIVE TREATY TRADER/INVESTOR E-2
  • The following questions should be carefully and completely answered. Evidence should be attached to support each point.

  • I. NATURE OF THE ENTERPRISE

  • (Please attach a list of all States of the United States in which the Enterprise is registered to do business.)
  • II. NATIONALITY OF THE ENTERPRISE

  • TOTAL OF ABOVE SHOULD BE 100% (Please attach a list of all firms or individuals described in 1a, 1b, and 1c setting out their respective percentage of ownership and their respective nationalities. If this is impractical e.g. the company's stock is publicly traded or on a stock exchange a certified letter from the corporate secretary describing the above percentages may be filed.)
  • Please attach a list of all such individuals or firms setting out their respective percent ages of ownership and their respective nationalities.
  • III. U.S./Treaty TRADE (E 1)

    For treaty purposes, trade connotes the existence of a "transaction" or exchange of goods, monies, or services in the flow of international commerce which supposedly benefits both parties to that transaction. U.S. law requires that, to qualify for E 1 status, the U.S. enterprise conducts substantial trade, principally between the U.S. and a Treaty Country. In this connection, please supply the following information with appropriate documentation, i.e. sales records, orders, shipping bills, etc.
  • IV. INVESTMENT STATUS (E 2)

    For treaty purposes, investment connotes the placing of funds or other capital assets "at risk" in the commercial sense, in the hope of generating a return on the funds thus risked. Please supply the following information with appropriate supporting documentation
  • Evidence is required that you have control of the funds and are close to the start of actual business operations
  • Cash, inventory, equipment or other capital assets
  • With supporting documents such as tax valuation or evidence of purchase price
  • From a local Chamber of Commerce, from previous experience in the U.S., or from other businesses in the area
  • V. PERSONNEL FOR U.S. ENTERPRISE

  • VI. LIST OF EXECUTIVE, MANAGERIAL AND SPECIALIST PERSONNEL

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