If you meet the requirements and are ready to apply for residence, you will need to complete and submit an Investor Plus (Investor 1 Category) Application for Residence (INZ 1163) PDF. Refer to the Investor Plus (Investor 1 Category) Guide (INZ 1162) PDF to help you fill in the application form. You must provide verifiable documentary evidence with your application.
You must be in good health. You will have to be assessed by an approved doctor. Your application must be accompanied by medical and chest x-ray certificates for each person.
You must be of good character. You will have to provide a police certificate for all applicants over 17 years.
A client manager is available to provide information and contacts in the areas of immigration, settlement and investment. You can contact the client manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can submit your residence application directly (without any ‘expression of interest’ process) if you apply under the Investor Plus (Investor 1 Category).
You may submit your application through your local Immigration New Zealand branch and it will be transferred to the Business Migration Branch, or you can send the application directly to the Business Migration Branch at:
Business Migration BranchPO Box 3705WellingtonNew Zealand.
We recommend that you keep a copy of your entire application and send the original with supporting documents to us by secure registered courier or registered post.
Processing an Investor Plus application through to approval in principle takes approximately three months, although how long it takes depends not only on our processes, but also on other factors, for example:
See the process and potential processing timeframe PDF.
See our Fees Guide (INZ 1028) PDF.
See the questions and answers.
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Investor (Investor 2 Category) Expression of Interest
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Investor Plus (Investor 1 Category) Application for Residence
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