Free EB-5 Project Evaluation What are the costs associated with applying for EB-5 regional center status?

While the specific costs of setting up a regional center vary greatly depending on the circumstances, the following expenses can be expected: (i) Form I-924, Application for Regional Center Designation, has a filing fee of $6,230; (ii) preparing the I-924 Application through immigration and securities counsel may cost anywhere from $30,000 to $50,000; and (iii) hiring other professionals, such as a business plan writer and an economist, may cost as much as $50,000. The total cost can be expected to range from $100,000 to $150,000—possibly more in rare circumstances. A consultation with an immigration attorney would provide a more specific estimate of costs.