Are you a key employee of a business that’s relocating to New Zealand, and not eligible to apply for any other kind of New Zealand resident visa?
You might be eligible for a work visa to relocate the business, and subsequently, if you meet the conditions of your work visa, you may be able to live, work and study in New Zealand indefinitely.
You must provide a letter from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the business you’re relocating with
Your role must be integral to the business
The business must comply with New Zealand employment and immigration law.
The business must be operating in New Zealand
The relocating business must have the support of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE)
Immigration New Zealand will acknowledge that the business is contributing to our economic growth if the following is evident:
You must be of good character
You must be a fit and proper person
Your partner and dependent children must meet the requirements for this visa
You must be able to speak English
Please note: You can only apply for an ‘Employee of a Relocating Business Resident Visa’ if you’re not eligible for any other resident visa.