The Active Investor Plus Visa is for migrants with at least NZD15 million to invest in New Zealand. Visa holders can apply for PR after four years.
Active Investor Plus Visa holders can:
To apply for the Active Investor Plus Visa, candidates must:
Immigration New Zealand stipulates that the value visa applicants can claim for their investment funds depends on if the funds are owned by the applicant or jointly by them and another person.
The visa applicant can:
Evidence of funds may include:
To apply for an Active Investor Plus Visa, the applicant must invest in acceptable investments in New Zealand.
Immigration New Zealand defines ‘acceptable investments’ as an investment of funds that:
The applicant must prove at the time of transfer that the investments are acceptable. This evidence must include the following information:
The investment must continue to meet the requirements of an acceptable investment during the four years it’s invested.
Active Investor Plus Visa applicants who Immigration New Zealand approve in principle will have six months to transfer their funds to New Zealand.
The transfer can be done directly from the visa applicant’s bank to New Zealand through the banking system or from one of the following third parties:
The applicant can also apply for a temporary visa to travel to New Zealand to arrange the transfer and investment of their funds.
Applicants unable to transfer the funds within six months can apply for an extension. Still, they must do so before the transfer period expires and show how they have taken reasonable steps to do the transfer and make the investments.
The Active Investor Plus Visa requires an investment of at least NZD15 million in New Zealand. Successful applicants can apply for PR after holding their investment in New Zealand for four years.
An Active Investor Plus Visa applicant can include their family in their application. Any family members included must travel to and enter New Zealand within 12 months of their visa being granted.
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