Knowledge base articles

Can I buy property in New Zealand as a non-resident?

Immigration New Zealand does not set rules or regulations for non-residents and non-citizens buying property in New Zealand, as property purchasing is not regulated by us.

The Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018 introduced changes to acquiring residential property in New Zealand.

Information on who can but or build a house in New Zealand and other investment opportunities available is available on the New Zealand Now website.

Buying or building a house in New Zealand