Updates and insights from New Zealand’s leading immigration lawyer.

New Zealand’s immigration laws are changing all the time, especially now, adding complexity to an-already complicated system. In our immigration law blog, we not only share news as it breaks but help you make sense of it.

Investor Visa Changes

As part of the government’s Immigration Rebalance strategy, plans are underway to replace the investor 1 visa, which requires a $10 million investment over three years and the investor 2 – $3 million over four years.

Green List Residency Details Released

The government has just released the Green List residence policy details, including the fees and criteria in more detail.

The Green List is a new list of 85 occupations that qualify for a fast-track to residence or have access to a work to residence pathway.