I-924, Application For Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor 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 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, before filing Form I-526 petitions by individual alien entrepreneurs.

Number of Pages

Form 11; Instructions 14.

Edition Date

12/23/16. No previous editions accepted. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the Form and Instructions.

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

Express mail and courier services:

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

Filing Tips for Form I-924, Application For Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program

Complete all sections of the form.

Sign the form at Part 7, Item Number 8.a., Authorized Individual’s Signature. The fillable version of Form I-924 now includes a “Don’t forget to sign!” message and an arrow pointing to the signature box as a reminder for when you print the completed form for mailing. If there is no signature in Part 7, USCIS we will reject the form and return it for correction and re-filing.

Filing Fee

$17,795, effective 12 a.m. Eastern U.S. time, December 23, 2016.

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.

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