Parent Retirement Category

Another option for parents of New Zealand citizens or residents to apply for residence is through the Parent Retirement Category. The requirements include:

1.   Make an investment of at least NZ$1 million in New Zealand for a period of four years;

2.   Have a settlement fund of NZ$0.5 million;

3.   Have an annual income of at least NZ$60,000; and

4.   Meet family requirements, including having no dependent children; 

5.   Meet health and character requirements.