make a minimum capital investment of NZ$100,000 (excluding working capital), unless this requirement is waived
meet or exceed 120 points on ascale which awards points for factors relating to the likely success of the proposed business and its value to New Zealand (NB: See our interactive points calculator [XLS 784KB]).
have a business plan specific to your proposed business.
not been involved in bankruptcy or business failure within the 5 years preceding the date your application is made.
not have been involved in business fraud or financial impropriety, and
meet ourhealth and character requirements for residence and English language requirements