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I-924, Application For Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program

Purpose of Form

This form is used to: 1. Apply to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to request designation of an entity to be a Regional Center under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program. 2. Request approval of an amendment to a previously designated Regional Center. An amended regional center designation request may include requests for determinations relating to any or all of the reasons for filing an amendment request noted below. A. An amendment request may be filed to seek approval of changes to the Regional Centers: 1. Geographic area; 2. Organizational structure or administration; 3. Affiliated commercial enterprise investment opportunities, to include changes in the economic analysis and underlying business plan used to estimate job creation for previously approved investment opportunities and industrial clusters; 4. Affiliated commercial enterprise's organizational structure and/or capital investment instruments or offering memoranda. B. An amendment may also be filed to seek a preliminary determination of EB-5 compliance for documentation provided as an exemplar Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur, prior to the filing of Form I-526 petitions by individual alien entrepreneurs;

Number of Pages

Form 6; Instructions 5.

Edition Date

01/03/13. (11/23/10 edition also accepted.)

Where to File

Submit Form I-924 and all supporting documentation to: 

For U.S. Postal Service:

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
California Service Center
Attn: EB-5 Processing Unit
P.O. Box 10526
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-0526

For non-U.S. Postal Service deliveries (e.g., private couriers), send to:

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
California Service Center
Attn: EB-5 Processing Unit
24000 Avila Road, 2nd Floor
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

The USCIS ELIS Document Library allows Regional Centers the ability to provide existing investors in new commercial enterprises with electronic copies of organizational, transactional and offering documents. Existing investors can use the Document Library to provide supporting documents when filing Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. The Document Library may not be used to solicit potential investors, facilitate the offer or sale of securities to potential investors, or distribute securities offering materials to potential investors. If you are an authorized representative of a USCIS-designated Regional Center and would like to create an account in order to allow investors in new commercial enterprises under your Regional Center the ability to electronically supplement their Form I-526 as described above, please visit:

Filing Fee


Special Instructions

For additional information on the Approved Regional Center List, EB-5 Inquiries, or Expedited Processing Criteria, please click on the links in the Related Links section in the upper right corner of this page.

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/07/2014