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New Zealand Investor Visa
What makes an investment acceptable?
if your application for an investor visa is approved by INZ, you have 12 months to transfer your funds to New Zealand and invest in an acceptable investment.
Acceptable investments must:
- be able to make a commercial return
- be invested in New Zealand
- be invested in New Zealand dollars
- be invested in legal enterprises or managed funds
- have the potential to contribute to New Zealand’s economy
- not be for your personal use, for example, your home, boat or car.
Investments must be in bonds, equities, property or other investments.
Bonds can be:
- issued by the New Zealand Government or local authorities
- issued by New Zealand firms traded on the New Zealand Debt Securities Market (NZDX)
- issued by New Zealand firms with at least a BBB- or equivalent rating from an internationally recognised credit rating agency, for example, Standard and Poor’s
- issued by New Zealand registered banks
- in finance companies.
Equity can be:
- in New Zealand firms — these can be public or private
- in New Zealand registered banks
- eligible New Zealand venture capital funds
- eligible New Zealand private equity funds.
Property can be:
- residential property development
- commercial property.
Other investments can be:
- philanthropic investment
- angel funds or networks’ investments.
Who can make an acceptable investment?
You can make acceptable investments under:
- your name, as the principal applicant, or
- a joint account, for example a husband and wife, as long as both investors are included in the residence application.
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