New Zealand

Citizen by Investment

New Zealand

There are two options for getting permanent residency in New Zealand through immigration investment. Applicants that have held permanent residency can qualify for New Zealand citizenship after 5 years. There is no direct and immediate citizenship by investment program in New Zealand. One key benefit that once held permanent residency in New Zealand is for life. New Zealand offers subsidized education and free health care.

There are two categories of Investor Visa for New Zealand, Investor 1 and investor 2

Permanent Residency (PR) can be obtained by investing in residential property, commercial property, and certain high growth investments including government bonds. The requirements are as follows:


  • Investment of NZ$10,000,000 for 3 years
  • No age limitation
  • No English language requirement
  • Minimum stay 88 days over 3 years
  • No annual quota.


  • Investment of NZ$2,500,000 for 4 years
  • Minimum age of 66 years old
  • English language requirement
  • Minimum stay 438 days over 4 years
  • Annual quota of 400 applicants


Residential property investment in New Zealand has been an attractive option for the investor visa in recent years. Prices are growing strongly, interest rates are below 4.0% and with over 70,000 migrants each year there is high demand for residences.

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