New Zealand Resident Visa under Entrepreneur Category!

A New Zealand Resident Visa under the entrepreneur Category is suitable for a foreign national, if the following apply in him/her case:

  • If the person owns a business in New Zealand or is a substantial investor in a existing business in the country
  • If the person has been self employed in that business in New Zealand for a minimum period of 2 years
  • If the person has held a work visa under the New Zealand Long Term Business category, who has been running his/her business in the country for a minimum period of twenty-four months

Basic requirements to make an application for a Resident Visa under Entrepreneur Category:

  • A foreign national must have owned at least 25 percent of stakes in a business in New Zealand.
  • The foreign national must have been employed by the business for a minimum duration of 2 years.
  • The foreign national must produce evidence, such as;
        a) Certificate of incorporation
        b) Audited accounts
      c) GST records or tax records
  • The foreign national must demonstrate that the business is reaping the benefits in New Zealand.
  • The foreign national must have the minimum requirements when it comes to English language. The minimum score band of Level 4 in the IELTS is required.
  • Last but not the least, the foreign national must meet heath and character parameters.

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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