More about Business Experience Requirement- Investor 2 Category

Having years of business experience is not just enough for an individual to become an eligible applicant of a New Zealand resident visa under the Investor 2 Category. In order to claim points for business experience, apart from having at least 3 years of business experience a principal applicant must meet certain other requirements as well. Let us have a look at them:

  • A principal applicant of NZ resident visa can claim points for business experience only if the experience has been gained in higher management level in a lawful business corporation. The business must have minimum5 full-time employees and that’s yearly turn-over must be at least 1 million NZ Dollars.
  • In order to claim the ownership of a business, the principal applicant must own minimum 25 percent of the corporation.
  • The principal applicant’s full-time business experience must be at least 30 hours in a week.
  • In order to support the applicant’s business experience, he/she must provide documents that include the position the individual held, along with the job responsibilities.
  • Evidential documents for the support of business experience include certified copies of the follow:

(a) Corporate financial accounts;
(b) Tax records, as well as tax returns;
(c) Personal tax returns;
(d) Job specifications;
(e) Job assessments;
(f) Business ownership proof;
(g) Appointment letters;
(h) More documents can also be required to provide.

If you are interested in applying for a residence permit to New Zealand, mail following information ASAP at [email protected] for a free of charge assessment by Ajay Sharma, principal consultant, ABHINAV.

  • Your updated resume if skilled professional, or if businessmen, then brief on business profile along with information on your current personal net worth.
  • If married, provide the resume for your spouse as well.
  • If applicable, please provide information on children and their age.
  • Information on any blood relatives residing in New Zealand. This is not a compulsory requirement to qualify for immigration to New Zealand, but serves as additional positive assessment and suitability factor.

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