This Work Visa is included in the Residence section because it is a pathway to residence.
The applicant must obtain approval for a business plan that is based on a business investment of at least NZ$100,000 and which is assessed by Immigration New Zealand as having the ability to be profitable and provide “substantial benefit to NZ”.
The principal applicant must meet English language standards, and all persons associated with the applicant must be of good health and character.
The successful applicant will receive an Entrepreneur Work Visa.
After 2 years, the applicant can apply for an Entrepreneur Resident Visa on the basis;
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The resident visa issued under this “Fast Track” provision will be conditional on the new New Zealand jobs continuing and the investment funds remaining in the business for at least 2 years from the date of the original investment.
There is a fast track provision for applicants who have:
When an overseas business, that will benefit New Zealand, re-locates to New Zealand, employees may be eligible for Residence where:
The intention of the Entrepreneur / Business work visa is to provide opportunities for migrants who want to back themselves in business. The focus is on self-employment and benefit to New Zealand.
There is an incentive fast track for stronger applicants. Although conditions may be attached to such a fast track visa for 2 years, it nevertheless enables the applicant and their family to enjoy the benefits of education and health care as residents.
Historically there has been a 75% or higher decline rate of the Entrepreneur visa. The initial planning and the final business outcome need to coordinate with immigration policy and policy interpretations. Relying on your business skills without taking experienced Immigration advice is very dangerous. You should work alongside experienced experts at Malcolm Pacific Immigration.
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