Information about Temporary Retirement Visitor Visa

You can stay for up to 2 years on a Vistor Visa if you are over 66 years old and have NZD $750,000 to invest in New Zealand. You also need an additional NZD $500,000 to live on and an annual income of NZD $60,000 or more.


Up to 2 years

66 years or over

All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Include your partner in your visa application.
  • Travel in and out of New Zealand during your stay.

Things to note

  • You can’t bring dependent children with you.
  • If we approve your application in principle, you may wish to apply for a 3-month multiple entry visitor visa to come to New Zealand to investigate investment opportunities.
  • If you’re an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you don’t need a visa to come to New Zealand, but you’ll still need to meet our requirements for entry permission.

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