About New Zealand Citizenship and Residency
New Zealand only offers residency by investment, there are two options for obtaining Permanent Residency in New Zealand. There is no direct and immediate citizenship by investment program in New Zealand. You must have been a resident for at least 5 years, and only traveled out for a short amount of time each year. You must therefore have been present for a total of at least 1,350 days and 240 days in each of those 5 years.
New Zealand Investor Visa
There are two categories of Investor visas in New Zealand, Investor 1 and Investor 2. The requirements are as follows:
Investor 1 Category Visa
Investor 2 Category Visa
New Zealand Entrepreneur Visa
New Zealand’s entrepreneur visa is open to applicants introducing high growth and innovative businesses with export potential to New Zealand.
The requirements and qualifications required to obtain New Zealand residency or citizenship are listed above in the “About New Zealand Citizenship and Residency” section.
Step 1: You apply for residency. Fill in your application form and send it with your supporting evidence, application fee, and immigration levy.
Step 2: Validate your application process, it may take several months.
Step 3: You transfer your funds to New Zealand and make your investment, you’ll have 12 months to transfer your funds and invest in an acceptable investment. Make sure that your funds or assets came from the sourced you named in your application.
Step 4: Granting your Visa Application.
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Yes, New Zealand allows dual/multiple citizenships. You can be a citizen of New Zealand and another country at the same time unless the other country does not allow it.
You can include dependent children in your application if they meet their requirements.
You need to be physically present in New Zealand as a resident for a certain amount of time during the last 5 years. At least 240 days in each 12 months period and 1350 days across the 5 years.
Yes, an English language proficiency test.
Yes, it is the last stage of the application process.
You can apply for New Zealand citizenship if you are living there for at least 5 years.
As a New Zealand tax resident, you’ll generally pay tax on your worldwide income to New Zealand.
As a non-resident taxpayer, if you’re earning in New Zealand source, you’ll generally pay tax in New Zealand.
There are no net worth/wealth tax in New Zealand.
There’s no inheritance tax in New Zealand.