New Zealand Investor Investment Immigration Visa

Entrepreneur Work Visa Category

If you are looking to relocate to New Zealand to start a business or invest in an existing one, then Entrepreneur work Visa is just for you. This is your first step to apply for your residence in New Zealand.

This visa is valid for 3 years. And it works in 2 stages

There are two types of Business Visa New Zealand by investing different amount of funds, the details of which are listed as follows.

  • Start-up stage
  • Balance stage

As part of the approved Entrepreneur Work Visa, you will initially be granted the Start-up stage Visa, which will enable you to visit New Zealand and establish your business there. This is a 12 month Visa. Post end of this period, you will be granted the Balance Stage, which will be for 24 months. During this period you will have to take steps to consolidate your business.

Main requirements the applicant needs to fulfill to be eligible for the program

  • Minimum capital investment- NZ $ 100,000. This is not the working capital
  • Award points scale minimum score needed -120 points.
  • Prepare specific business plan
  • You should have clean business history with no records of bankruptcy or business failures within the previous 5 years of application
  • No involvement in any kind of business discrepancies
  • Have proof for your ‘zero’ criminal record and positive health conditions

The applicant in self-employment

  • The applicant must actively involve in the day to day management and operations of the business.
  • The applicant should have purchased a minimum of 25% of the substantial investment of the business. This does not include speculative or passive investments
  • Self-employment should be legal
  • Self-employment must be full time

Business Visa

There are two types of Business Visa

  • Investor Plus Visa
  • Investor Visa

Key requirements for Investor plus VISA

  • There are compulsions on your age, business experience nor your language skills.
  • You should have investment funds of NZ$10 million and it should be maintained for three years.
  • This is a 3 year Visa program. And during the last 2 years you will have to be in New Zealand for a minimum period of 44 days each year

Key requirements for Investor VISA

  • Your age should be less than 65 years
  • You should have a minimum business experience of 3 years
  • You should invest $1.5million in New Zealand and maintain your investment for a minimum of 4 years
  • You need to show settlement fund of a minimum of NZ $1 million. You don’t have to transfer the amount
  • Yourself and your family must be able to reach the language proficiency as required by the New Zealand authorities
  • You need to be in New Zealand for 146 days during the last three years of the Visa period.

XIPHIAS Immigration helps you and guide you in every way to fulfill your dreams to settle in New Zealand. We have all the expertise to prepare your application and advice you before and after you come to New Zealand on how to accomplish the conditions put forth by the New Zealand Authorities. Now is the time to take advantage of great life style in New Zealand. The opportunities are unlimited.

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