Investor 2 points system

You can claim points for your business experience, investment funds, English-speaking ability and age.

Business experience

Years of business experience Points

3

9

4

12

5

15

6

18

7

21

8

24

9

27

10

30

11

33

12 36
13 39
14 42
15+ 45
 

 

Investment funds

Investment Amount (NZ$ million) Points Investment Amount (NZ$ million) Points
$3 10 $6.5 80
$3.25 15 $6.75 85
$3.5 20 $7 90
$3.75 25 $7.25 95
$4 30 $7.5 100
$4.25 35 $7.75 105
$4.5 40 $8 110
$4.75 45 $8.25 115
$5 50 $8.5 120
$5.25 55 $8.75 125
$5.5 60 $9 130
$5.75 65 $9.25 135
$6 70 $9.5 140
$6.25 75 $9.75 145
 

English language

Test Score Points

International English Language Testing System
(IELTS) – General or Academic Module

Overall score of 3.0 or more but less than 4.0

1

 

Overall score of 4.0 or more but less than 5.0

4

 

Overall score of 5.0 or more

10

 

Overall score of 6.0 or more

13

 

Overall score of 7.0 or more

17

 

Overall score of 8.0 or more

20

Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet based
Test (TOEFL iBT)

Overall score of 31 to 34

4

 

Overall score of 35 or more

10

 

Overall score of 60 or more

13

  Overall score of 94 or more 17
  Overall score of 110 or more 20

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

Overall score of 29 to 35

4

 

Overall score of 36 or more

10

 

Overall score of 50 or more

13

  Overall score of 65 or more 17
  Overall score of 79 or more 20

Cambridge English: First (FCE)
or
Cambridge English: First (FCE) for Schools

Overall score of 142 to 153

4

 

Overall score of 154 or more

10

 

Overall score of 169 or more

13

  Overall score of 185 or more 17
  Overall score of 200 or more 20

Occupational English Test (OET)

Grade D in all four skills (Listening, Reading, Writing
and Speaking)*

4

 

Grade C or higher in all four skills (Listening,
Reading, Writing and Speaking)*

13

 

Grade B or higher in all four skills (Listening,
Reading, Writing and Speaking)*

17

 

Grade A or higher in all four skills (Listening,
Reading, Writing and Speaking)*

20

* A score in all four skills is required for the OET as there is no overall grade in this test.

Age

Age Points

60 - 65

0

50-59

5

40-49

10

30-39

15

<30

20

 

Growth investments

Investment Bonus points

$750,000 NZD

20


Read more about growth investments