Getting Started

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

Investing in the USA

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
  1. Visit the 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.
  2. Contact the U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy to discuss your interests and needs.

For information regarding business visas, please visit or our  Non-immigrant Visa page.

Exporting to the USA

If you are an Italian firm interested in exporting to the U.S., please see the InfoMercatiEsteri webpage by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.