Free EB-5 Project Evaluation US Citizenship For naturalization purposes, when does an EB-5 investor’s period continuous residence begin? When is an EB-5 investor able to apply for U.S. citizenship? What are the continuous residence requirements for naturalization for EB-5 Green Card holders? Why does the EB-5 Visa lead to permanent residence while other visas do not? What is the process for becoming a U.S. citizen through the EB-5 Program?