When you want to run your own business in New Zealand, you will have to apply for a business visa, an entrepreneur visa. If you’re an experienced businessperson interested in being self-employed in your own business, our entrepreneur visas could be for you.
WISER Immigration has helped several people who want to start an entrepreneur work visa, which allows you to move to New Zealand and buy or establish a business. After either six months or two years, you can then apply for residence under the entrepreneur residence category.
The process: Your way to a residence in New Zealand will be in two steps.
Step One: The Entrepreneur Work Visa
To apply for an entrepreneur work visa, you will have to
- Establish a business or buy a company that suits your expectations and experience.
- Prepare and lodge your entrepreneur work visa application according to New Zealand immigration law requirements.
Step Two: The Entrepreneur Residence Visa
After you have run your business successfully for at least two years, you can apply for an entrepreneur residence visa.