A foreign national is eligible to become a New Zealand resident under the Investor Visa (Investor 2 Category), if he/she;
- Has a minimum of 1.5 million NZ Dollars to invest over a 4-year period.
- Has the proficiency in spoken English
- Has the intention of spending 40 percent or over that in each of the year of the 4-year period in the kiwi land.
- Has at least 3-year experience of doing business.
In other words, this visa option to become a New Zealand resident is best for a foreign national, if the person primarily possess 1.5 million NZ Dollars to make investment in the country.
When it comes to the investment part, the foreign national can invest either in equity or bonds in the Kiwi land. It is noteworthy that the person cannot make investment in residential property(ies). Moreover, he/she cannot show bank deposits to be able to qualify for an Investor Visa.
- A foreign national is required to produce the evidence that he/she possesses 1 million NZ Dollars as settlement funds. The person must be prepared to invest that within a 12-month period of obtaining the visa.
- A foreign national must be aged under 66 to be eligible to apply for this visa.
The Investor Visa is a permanent visa, which allows a foreign national multiple entries into the land of Kiwis!
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.