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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to some common questions about bringing an international business to NYC. If you are an NYC-based business looking to sell internationally, visit our page about how we can NYC-based businesses expand internationally.

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Do I need a visa to start a business in NYC?

Most likely. Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to start a business in the USA. View more information on visas.

Where can I learn more about places to live in NYC?

You can learn more about NYC's boroughs and neighborhoods.

How do I open an office in NYC?

See the six main steps you need to address.

How can I find office space in NYC?

You can find information on NYC workspaces and co-working spaces.

Does NYC offer any incentives or help for companies opening a business there?

Yes! You can learn more about the City's programs and incentives.