All about New Zealand business visas
Business visas include New Zealand Entrepreneur Work Visa, Entrepreneur Residence class Visa, Investor 1 and 2 Visas, Global Impact Work and Permanent Resident Visas.
Most importantly, applications under these instructions are prioritised.
Is a business visa a good match for you?
Check below whether the descriptions below sound like you.
- You are an aspiring, self-made kind, who had your share of running a tight ship while gaining expertise in running an enterprise and making your venture prosperous.
- Through a vast managerial experience experience you gained, you are used to making your own, independent decisions. You would also like to find further application for that experience of yours.
- Last but not least, you have accumulated some investment which you intend to put to good use.
If they do sound like you, you may well consider a business visa.
An ideal place – 6 statistical reasons to run a business in New Zealand
New Zealand is a country which is second to none in terms of the ease of starting and developing a business. It is friendly both to large corporations and small business. In fact, the New Zealand government exercises care and support of the latter, as the core of the country's economy.
- In 2019 it was voted 1st economy out of 190 in this category (according to IFC World Bank – Doing Business Report 2020)
New Zealand also retains high rankings among other countries for the following:
- 1st on the Corruption Perception Index in 2020
- 3rd on the Index of Economic Freedom
- 14th Human Development Index
- 12th on the OECD’s Better Life Index
- It has the 20th Highest GDP Per Capita in the World (putting New Zealand in the top 11% of all countries).
As a matter of fact, opening a company is super-easy. Hassle-free, online Government service lets you reserve a name and have a company incorporated literally within hours. Add this to very few constraints on owning and operating a corporate entity and you get easily the best country in the world to do business in.