Investor Visa

The New Zealand Government offers high net worth investors two residency visa pathways.

The Investor Visa and Investor Plus Visa programmes are for high net worth individuals/families and those with sufficient business experience who want to gain residency in New Zealand. 

Investor Visa

146 days in NZ in each of the last three years of a four year investment period or 438 day in NZ over the four year investment period*.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years business experience
  • English language requirements apply
  • Family member must have English language ability the same as principal application or pre-purchase ESOL tuition
  • Maximum application age 65 years

View full criteria on immigration New Zealand website 

* Depending on the makeup of your investment

Investor Visa Plus

44 days in NZ in each of the last two years of a three year investment period or 88 days in NZ over the three year investment period*.

No additional requirements.

View full criteria on immigration New Zealand website 

* Depending on the makeup of your investment

At Cambridge Partners we work with your immigration consultant to ensure the investment strategy is compliant with the Investor Visa rules and reflects your situation. However, more importantly, we also ensure that a holistic planning exercise is undertaken to simplify and bring peace of mind to your financial life.

So you can relax and enjoy all the great things that attracted you to NZ in the first place.

Schedule a call with our team, or download our Investor Visa pack below.

Immigration New Zealand:

New Zealand Government’s official immigration website – for all your immigration queries.

James has specialist expertise in dealing with international migrants and those wanting to invest in New Zealand. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and an Authorised Financial Adviser.
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James Howard

Financial Adviser
CA, BCom
Johnny spent several years working in the fast-paced field of execution trading in London before returning home to take up his role at Cambridge Partners.
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Johnny Sharland

Associate Adviser
BCom (Hons)
investment advisory

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Our series of real-world case studies will help give you a full understanding of your investment options, and how different strategies are suited to different situations, goals and timelines.

You will also gain valuable insight on how our advisers work with their clients to achieve the outcomes they are looking for.   

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