Getting Started in the U.S.

On this page, you will find a quick description of resources available for companies in considering investments in the United States and some suggestions for getting started.

Investing in the USA

President Obama announced the SelectUSA initiative to showcase the United States as the world’s premier business location and to provide easy access to federal-level programs and services related to business investment. SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of our states – the primary drivers of economic development in the United States.

Getting Started

Practical steps a potential investor should follow to make best use of USG services:

  • Visit the SelectUSA.gov website to obtain general information about investing in the United States. SelectUSA seeks to highlight the many advantages the United States offers as location for business and investment. From a vast domestic market to a transparent legal system to the most innovative companies in the world, America is the place for business. On the website you can browse business incentives offered by different states and territories.
  • Contact us at the U.S. Embassy to discuss your interests and needs.

Visas

Information regarding business visas.