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New Zealand Entrepreneur Work Visa

As an experienced businessman who wishes to be self-employed, the New Zealand Entrepreneur Visa is ideal for you to apply as it allows you to be in complete control of your own business. This visa allows you the independence and flexibility to operate your own business within the beautiful a naturally abundant environs of New Zealand. With this visa, you can buy or establish a business in New Zealand.
  • It is a great opportunity for individuals who want to buy or establish their business in New Zealand.
  • Under this visa type you can even start a business solely on your own, and be the owner.
  • Once your business is operational for a period of 2 years, you will be regarded as a successful entrepreneur.
  • With this visa you can also apply for permanent residence in New Zealand.
  • According to a 2016 World Bank Doing Business survey, New Zealand is known to be the easiest place in the world to start or conduct a business in the world.
  • You can apply for permanent residence under the Entrepreneur Residence Category.
  • As a business owner you will have lawful, active, full-time involvement in the management and operation of a business in New Zealand.

Process for New Zealand Entrepreneur Visa

Applying for New Zealand Entrepreneur Visa comes in a two staged process:

Step 1

Immigration New Zealand via this visa involves firstly the Start-up stage:  In this process once your application is approved, you will be granted a 12-month work visa that will in turn assist you to buy or establish a business in New Zealand.

Step 2

Balance: Once you have showcased your ability to successfully establish a business in New Zealand, you will be given the rest of the 24 months of your visa.

 Eligibility Requirements for New Zealand Entrepreneur Visa

  • The candidate should have the potential to make minimum capital investment of NZ$100,000 (this will not include working capital)
  • 120 or above of points along with points granted for factors indicating towards the success of the business as well as the economic value it adds to New Zealand.
  • Have a detailed Business plan
  • Clear latest history of any bankruptcy, business failure and fraud
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Health and character certifications

Documents Requirements

  • 2 acceptable passport size photos
  • Your passport or certificate of identity
  • Health certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • English Language Test Results
  • Detailed business plan
  • Proof of funds evidence
  • evidence of companies you have run in the past
  • Proof of Capital investment for the business

 Processing time and cost for New Zealand Entrepreneur Visa

The entire application processing time can be calculated with 12 to 16 months with a processing fee of NZD 3,365.

Why Choose Amolde global migration?
Making immigration dreams come true since 1994, Amolde global migration Outsourcings as a leading immigration consultant helps you with proper guidance, support and assistance for documentation and submission of your application for your move to New Zealand. Our team of expert visa professionals review your personal circumstances and other factors and help you in choosing the right investment options for New Zealand Entrepreneur visa, along with matching it with the required criteria to make sure you have a successful application submission from our end.

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