New Zealand plans a new work visa system

Accredited Employer Work Visa On 1 November 2021, Immigration New Zealand (“INZ”) will introduce the Accredited Employer Work Visa (“AEWV”). AEWV is a single work visa, replacing six existing work visa categories: Essential Skills Work Visa Essential Skills Work Visa – Approval in Principle Talent (Accredited Employer) Work Visa Long Term Skills Shortage List Work … Read more

Parent Investment Residence

Parent Investment: New Zealand PROGRAM OVERVIEW New Zealand’s investor visa categories include the parent retirement category which allows New Zealand citizens and residents living in New Zealand an opportunity to sponsor, through investment, their parents. The investment amount is NZD$ 1 million but there must be other assets of at least $0.5 million and a … Read more

Investor 1 New Zealand

Golden Visa New Zealand: Investor 1 PROGRAM OVERVIEW New Zealand’s Investor 1 visa program offers permanent residence (for life) with, in some circumstances, as little as 88 days presence in New Zealand over the 3 year investment period. The whole family can be included (see below). INVESTMENT An investment of NZ$10 million is required. It … Read more

Golden Visas: New Zealand: Investor 2

Golden Visas: New Zealand: Investor 2 PROGRAM OVERVIEW New Zealand’s Investor 2 visa program offers permanent residence (for life) with, in some circumstances, as little as 438 days presence in New Zealand over the 4 year investment period. The whole family can be included (see below). INVESTMENT An investment of NZ$3 million is required though … Read more

Entrepreneur visas for New Zealand?

Entrepreneur Residence Visa In recent times many have had the preconceived notion that the Entrepreneur Residence Visa Category is a relatively simple way of obtaining residence in New Zealand. Prospective applicants believe they only have to either set up or purchase a business, work on it for a couple of years and they are entitled … Read more