New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands, both marked by volcanoes and glaciation. Capital Wellington, on the North Island, is home to Te Papa Tongarewa, the expansive national museum. Wellingtons dramatic Mt. Victoria, along with the South Islands Fiordland and Southern Lakes, stood in for mythical Middle Earth in Peter Jacksons "Lord of the Rings" films.
4.794 million (2017)
New Zealand Dollar
$ USD 206 Billion (2017)
This three year work visa is structured in two stages:
Requirements for this visa include:
'Self-employed' is...Lawful, active, full-time involvement in the management and operation of a business in New Zealand which you have established, purchased, or made a substantial investment. Self-employment does not include involvement of a passive or speculative nature.
The Entrepreneur Residence Category allows you to live in New Zealand permanently if you have established a high growth and innovative business with export potential in New Zealand. There are two ways of qualifying for residence under this policy:
Under both options, you need to meet health, character and English language requirements.
Partners and dependent children can be granted work and student visas if they are accompanying the holder of an Entrepreneur Work Visa to New Zealand. They can also be included in an Entrepreneur Residence Visa application.