The Investor 1 and Investor 2 visa categories have been discontinued from 28 July 2022 and replaced by new Active Investor Plus (A1+) Visa which will open for applications on 19 September 2022.
The A1+ visa encourages direct investments in New Zealand companies rather than passive investments in private equity, venture capital, listed equities and philanthropy. While detailed criteria is yet to be announced, broad criteria for A1+ visa is as under. Investors:
Application charge including immigration levy for Active Investor Plus Resident Visa is NZD 7,900 (application charge NZD 4,750 and immigration levy NZD 3,150).
Contact us if you wish to invest in New Zealand and apply for Active Investor Plus (A1+) Visa.