New Zealand is a developed country with a high-income economy and ranks highly in international comparisons of national performance, such as health, education, economic freedom and quality of life. The country has the right work life balance which is why it is leading the international quality-of-life surveys. New Zealand was ranked sixth in the 2013 Human Development Index, fourth in The Heritage Foundation's 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, and 13th in INSEAD's 2012 Global Innovation Index. In 2010 Auckland was ranked the world's 4th most liveable city and Wellington the 12th by the Mercer Quality of Life Survey. The country has an excellent standard of living and low levels of crime. New Zealand has a range of work visas which range from short term working holiday visas, through longer-lasting temporary work visas to permanent resident visas. The country has many openings for migrants who want to live and work
- you must be in good health
- you must be of good character
- you must have a reasonable standard of English
- you must be under the age of 56 years
- you must be registered with the relevant registration authority for your profession (applicable for certain industries only)
Requirements of Student Visa
- English Proficiency (IELTS).
- Education documents.
- Proof of funds.
- Custodian Declaration (for minors).
- Letter of Acceptance from educational institute.
Benefits of Student Visa
- Working while studying (20 hours per week and full-time during term break).
- Quality education programs.
- Multiple entry visas.
- Permanent Residence Opportunity.
- Natural and Open environment.
New Zealand offers great opportunities for businesses wanting to investNew Zealand offers great opportunities for businesses wanting to invest. Country’s stable economy and political system, reputation for innovation and the ease of doing business make it an attractive place to invest.The Investor Visa (Investor 2 Category) is an option if you plan to invest a minimum of NZ$1.5 million over a four year period. If you’re looking to invest $NZ10 million or more then the Investor plus Visa (Investor 1 Category) could be a better option.
|Requirements||Investor 1 category||Investor 2 category|
|Maximum age||No||65 or younger|
|Business experience||No||Minimum of 3 years|
|Investment funds||NZ$10 million invested in New Zealand for three years||NZ$1.5 million invested in New Zealand for four years|
|Settlement funds||No||NZ$1 million (transfer not required)|
|Principal applicant's English language||No||
|Family member's English language||No||Same as principal applicant or pre-purchase ESOL tuition|
|Minimum time in New Zealand||44 days in New Zealand in each of the last two years of the three-year investment period||146 days in New Zealand in each of the last three years of the four-year investment period|
|Health and character||Applicants under both categories must meet Health and Character requirements|