Entrepreneur Work Visa

Entrepreneur Work Visa is for people who want to work in their own business in New Zealand. It aims to support the local economy through the funds obtained.


Programme Advantage/ Features:

  • There is no residing requirement after obtaining the permanent resident status
  • Spouse and dependent children aged 19 or under can be included in the visa application


Basic requirements of the main applicant:

  • Invest at least NZD$100,000 and work in your own business in New Zealand up to 3 years in total.
  • At least 3 years of business experience
  • Able to speak English with an IELTS score of 4 or above
  • Provides business plan
  • This is a point-based program. Applicant needs to get at least 120 points in Expression of Interest (EOI)