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Investor Visa New Zealand


In July 2009 the Immigration Minister has announced new changes to the Investor Policy.The new policy is now divided into two categories:

  • Investor Plus (Investor 1 Category), and
  • Investor (Investor 2 Category).


  • Outlined below is a summary of the key requirements:

    New policy requirements as of July 2009
    Investor Plus
    (Investor 1 category)
    Investor
    (Investor 2 category)
    Investment funds NZ$ 10M
    for 3 yrs
    NZ$ 1.5M
    for 4 yrs
    Business experience None 3 years minimum
    Settlement funds None NZ$ 1M
    (transfer not required)
    Maximum age None Up to 65
    Principal applicant 's English language None
  • an English speaking background, or
  • an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test report with an overall band score of 3 or more, or
  • a competent user of English
  • Family member's English language None Same as principal applicant or pre-purchase ESOL tuition
    Minimum time in NZ 73 days in NZ in each of the last 2 yrs of the 3 yrs investment period 146 days in NZ in each of the last 3 yrs of the 4 yrs investment period
    Health and character Applicants under both categories must meet health and character requirements


    * An annual cap of 300 applications has also been set on the Investor (Investor 2 Category).

    If you would like to find out how we can help you acquire New Zealand residency via any of the new Investor categories then we would be happy to meet with you to discuss this:

         1. Call us on (+)64 9 415 3392. (Please note: Our operating hours are 9am - 5pm New Zealand time or 10pm - 6am GMT. Outside of business hours please leave a detailed message and we will get back to you within the next business day)

         2. Email us to find out how we can assist you.
    About NSIS.co.nz

    Established 21 years ago on the North Shore of Auckland city, NSIS is one of the leaders in the immigration field in New Zealand They have a sound reputation as providers of highly personalised service and assistance in all aspects of immigrating and relocating to New Zealand, and especially in residence applications
    Our mission and values

    - Full commitment to prospective migrants
    - Honesty, reliability, security
    - Accurate assessment of our clients' chances of gaining Residence in New Zealand, and only accept clients we believe would be successful
    - Abide by the Code of Ethics of the NZ Association for Migration& Investment (NZAMI)
    - To be your Immigration consultancy of choice
    Contact us

    Phone: 00 64-9-415 3392
    Fax: 00 64-9-415 5934
    Mobile: 00 64 220347145
    Email: peter@nsis.co.nz

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