New Zealand Long Term Business Visa

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New Zealand Welcomes Your Business

The New Zealand Long-Term Business Visa category is a great option for people who wish to migrate to New Zealand and who are interested in starting a business or buying an existing business in New Zealand.

This NZ Business Visa is a 3-year temporary residency permit that can lead on to the Entrepreneur Category and a permanent New Zealand residency application.

Visa First can have you and your family in New Zealand in less than a month.

Visa Requirements Overview

To apply for a New Zealand Business Visa you will need to show:

  • You have either owned your own business/worked for yourself or held a management position responsible for all aspects of the business operation.
  • You are of good health and character and any accompanying family member meets English language requirements.
  • Your plans are genuine i.e. you have a satisfactory business plan with detailed financial information. Your business plan is critical and can be appraised by our staff.
  • You have sufficient investment capital to setup your business.
  • You have not been involved with a business failure/fraud or wrongdoing within the last five years.
  • You have funds to cover your living expenses.
  • Your business will be good for New Zealand i.e. result in providing employment and/or transfer of skills.
  • You have researched New Zealand i.e. it's a good idea to visit New Zealand beforehand and make contacts. It also helps to put a competition matrix together if there is existing competition. You can try a tourist visa...

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Neil and Mary

Hi Antonia, I just want to take a moment to thank you for all the help you've given me and Mary, we received our visas today. I was expecting to wait another 2 weeks, but after 1 week we've received them. You've been very helpful throughout this whole process, I will definitely be recommending you to whoever I might meet that needs a visa. Thanks again Neil and Mary

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I have found Visa First to be one of the easiest companies I've ever dealt with. The whole process has been great and the staff have been exceptional in dealing with any queries I have had in no time at all. I would definitely recommend them.

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I just wanted to thank Visa First for the processing of our application. We were fortunate to have Nicky Andrews assist us with our application. She was immediately helpful from when she first took on my queries. Nicky constantly kept us updated via email and/or phone. When we asked questions she responded immediately. She also helped us track our application when it was being handled by the consulate. I am more than happy to promote your services to others. Many thanks especially to Nicky.

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