People seeking to obtain a New Zealand visa via the investor visa category must have genuine intentions to remain permanently in New Zealand.
Successful New Zealand investor visa applicants are granted permanent residence in New Zealand.
New Zealand investor visa applicants must be aged 54 or under when applying for residence in New Zealand under the investor visa category.
People wanting to migrate to New Zealand under the New Zealand investor visa must be able to show five years of business experience.
This is defined as having either at least a 25 per cent ownership share in a business or management experience.
For the purposes of this visa, management experience means having influence on the strategy, structure or organisation of the business.
To be eligible for New Zealand residence under this category, applicants need to give NZ$2 million in advance to the New Zealand government for a period of five years.
Intention to Settle
People wanting to emigrate to New Zealand under the investor visa category must be able to demonstrate that they intend, and have the ability, to successfully settle in New Zealand and contribute to New Zealand's economy.
In addition to the criteria above, New Zealand investor visa applicants must have a basic standards of English as well as good health and character traits. Find out further information on our Business page.
February 12, 2015