Investor Visa | New Zealand

Investor Visa

Invest and permanently settle in New Zealand. Investor visa has two categories, Investor Visa (Investor 2 Category) and Investor Plus Visa (Investor 1 Category). The investment level and requirements for both Investor 2 Category and Investor 1 Categories differ and are enumerated below.


This is a points based two-step visa application procss. Those scoring 20 or more points submit Expression of Interest (EOI) to apply for New Zealand investor visa. EOIs are pooled and selected from the pool every fortnight. Those selected are issued Invitation to Apply (ITA) and can submit resident visa application for Investor visa thereafter. To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. be aged 65 years or younger
  2. have at least 3 years business experience;
  3. invest $ 3.0 million in acceptable investments for 4 years;
  4. meet health, character and English language requirements;
  5. live in New Zealand for 146 days in each of the last 3 years.

Click the link for Latest EOI Selection Result Under Investor 2 Category


Investor Plus Visa is for those who do not have business experience or are unable to stay long period in New Zealand due to other commitments or those who are over 65 years of age or those not able to meet English language requirements. This is not a points based visa and there is no upper age limit, nor is there any English language requirement nor you required to show any settlement funds. The only requirement is to invest $10 million for 3 years and live in New Zealand for only 44 days in each of the last 2 years.


New Zealand is a scenic and picturesque country often described as a 'paradise on earth'. It is not only clean, green and beautiful but is also one of the most peaceful and safe place in the world to live in. It offers a balanced lifestyle and is the least corrupt country in the world. It is also people-friendly and investment friendly and has recently been rated as the easiest place in the world to do business. New Zealand therefore is an ideal destination for those wishing to invest and settle in New Zealand


We are New Zealand Immigration Consultants specialising in skilled, business and family visas for New Zealand. Contact us if you wish to invest in New Zealand and apply for Investor Visa. Our Licensed Immigration Adviser will assess whether you have the potential to meet requirements and qualify for Investor visa, apply your Investor visa and provide comprehensive immigration and case management service throughout the service period until receipt of visa decision. Submit Visa Enquiry Form

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