New Zealand’s business migration categories are designed to contribute to economic growth, attracting smart capital and business expertise to New Zealand, and enabling experienced business people to buy or establish businesses in NewZealand.
Minimum capital investment of NZ$100,000
Greater capital investment can gain extra points on the points scale
Capital investment must be owned either: by the applicant, or by the applicant and their partner, If the partner supports the use of thest funds
Funds must be earned legally
Funds must not be borrowed, but may be gifted
Applicants need to be able to account for source of funds
Note: There is a waiver of capital investment requirement