LOCATION: Southwestern Pacific Ocean
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Maori (New Zealand sign Language)
CURRENCY: New Zealand Dollar
NEAREST AIRPORT: Auckland
MAJOR INDUSTRIES: Tourism, Food Processing, Agriculture
There are two investor categories:
Investment Options: If one is applying for an Investor 1 or 2 Resident Visa, he must invest money in an acceptable investment.
Acceptable investments must:
An applicant has the choice of investing in the following acceptable investments:
Application processing Time ( investor 1): 90 days
Minimum Stay: 88 days over 3 years
Application processing Time ( investor 2): 8 months
Minimum Stay: 438 days over 4 years
Applicants who have previously obtained residence under either of the resident visa programs, Investor 1 or Investor 2 are eligible for New Zealand citizenship when they have spent at least 1,350 days in New Zealand during the preceding five years, with at least 240 days of physical presence in each year.
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