New Zealand

Active Investor Plus Visa

New Zealand is a rich, safe, politically stable jurisdiction in a temperate climate, and is possessed of more than its fair share of natural splendor.

Remote and not dependent on foreign trade to feed, fuel, or fund itself, New Zealand is often viewed as a refuge from the vicissitudes of the wider world. 

The country’s Active Investor Plus Visa offers a 4-year path to permanent residency and a 5-year path to citizenship in New Zealand to those who make investments in the country of NZ$5-15 million. 



Program at a glance

Program TypeGolden Visa Program
Time to citizenship5 years
Time to permanent residency4 years
Minimum investmentNZ$ 5 million
Physical presence requirement117 days in NZ over 4 years
Application processing time5-6 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to186 destinations, including Schengen countries and the Unites States
Contribution types availableBusiness Investment, Securities Investment, Bond Investment, Property Development

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