- October 16, 2017
- Posted by: CIP Journal
- Category: Immigration
New Zealand approved 176 Investor 1 visas and 1303 Investor 2 visas from July 2007 to Sep 2017, according to Statistics from New Zealand Immigration Office.
The Investor Visa (Investor 2 Category) requires a minimum of NZ $3 million over a four-year period, while Investor Plus Visa (Investor 1 category) requires NZ $10 million over a three year investment period according to New Zealand Immigration Website.
Acceptable investments include equity in companies, Government bonds or property investment with commercial return in New Zealand.
The number of resident visa applications decided from 1 July 2007 and 30 September 2017
|Investor 1 (NZ$ 10m)||Investor 2 (NZ$ 3 m)|
A total of 1479 applications approved under both Investor 1 and Investor 2 category.
The residence visa applications approved as per nationality shown below, with much interest from Chinese and Americans to invest in New Zealand.