Residence may be obtained under the Entrepreneur Residence Visa.

Under the six month option, where the applicant has been self employed in the businessfor 6 months, and has invested at least $500,000 (excl working capital), and has created at least 3 full time jobs for NZ residents/citizens, and have a EntrepreneurWork Visa or LTBV at the time that they lodge this application.

Under the two year option, where the applicant has two years of successful self-employment in the business on an open work visa or in a business approved under the Entrepreneur Work Visa or LTBV category, an application for residence may be lodged under the Entrepreneur category.

Applicants must provide clear evidence that they have met the above described critria, added value to an existing business and created employement for New Zealand residents and or citizens as per buisness plan.

Certain other criteria are also required to be met.

For further or additional information please contact us.

Please note that the evidence of investment, self aemployment and benifit to New Zealand are imperative



21/07/20 - Update BMB

The Approval rates for BUSINESS applications for the period 1 July 2019 to 31 January 2020 are as follow;

  • EWV Interim – 15% Approval rate
  • EWV Balance – 79% Approval rate
  • EWV Renewal – 57% Approval rate
  • EWV Reconsideration – 20% Approval Rate
  • Entrepreneur Residence – 59% Approval Rate

21/11/19 - Policy update, the NEW way

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IPT Decisions

The quality of decisions from INZ appear to decrease! Please refer to the Annual Report from the IPT for 2017 where on average 33% of Appeals with the IPT is allowed! A news paper article in 1 NEWS NOW dated 21/02/2019 confirms that four out of every ten appeals against INZ are upheld! That is an increase from 33% to now 40% of appeals being allowed or upheld against INZ!

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Terra Nova Consultancy Ltd
14 Glanworth Place, Botany 2106
Manukau, Auckland 2106,
New Zealand
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Please arrange visit by appointment.

Mobile: +64 275 706 540

Postal Address:
PO Box 58385, Botany
Manukau, Auckland 2163,
New Zealand

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