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How to Expand Your Business Operations into the United States

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"Thousands of business owners around the world want to expand their operations in the US. Despite the pandemic, many are making efforts to open a branch of their business in the United States. However, by taking certain steps, you can make your experience pretty straightforward and easy going."
Written by My Visa Source Team
Published on:  Jul 16, 2021
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Thousands of business owners around the world want to expand their operations in the US. Despite the pandemic, many are making efforts to open a branch of their business in the United States. However, by taking certain steps, you can make your experience pretty straightforward and easy going. 

Key Ways to Expand Your Business to the US

Business Plan: 

An effective business plan is the key to your success. A business plan will help you guide your business to success in the US. This plan will outline the steps you need to take and when you must make these changes. This plan will include everything, from where your business currently stands to where you envision your business to be. Making different business plans for different branches help you set an achievable business goal for different operations that they must achieve through collaboration and analysis. 

Gather Relevant Business Documents: 

You will be required to register your business with certain state and federal departments. This will require gathering relevant documents to incorporate your business and open a business bank account. You will also need to find a physical location for your business. You can apply for a B-1 Visa to travel to the US to conduct all these activities. You can also apply for an L-1 Visa once you have a physical premise of your business in the US. The L-1 visa allows transfer of employees in senior management or supervisory positions and employees with specialized knowledge. It is a nonimmigrant work visa that will allow you temporary stay in the US.

Employment Options: 

Once your business is established, you can transfer key staff from your overseas location to the US office. L-1 visas can be acquired for anyone in the business. The main requirement is that the employee must be currently employed with your business. Therefore, if you want to transfer key talented employees to your US branch, then you can apply for the L-1 Visa for such employees.

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