Name : New Zealand
Business/Financial Capital : Wellington
Area : 268,838 sq km
Climate : Mild temperatures with sharp regional contrasts.
Population : 4,545,627 (July 2018 est.)
Population Distribution : Over three quarters of the population live on the North Island in urban areas.
Official Languages : English
Currency : New Zealand Dollar
Time Difference : GMT +12
A people friendly country, New Zealand is one of the easiest places for people to settle and restart their life. In 2019, New Zealand was ranked seventh in the world for excellent quality of life, and second in the world for proper work-life balance by HSBC’s Expat Explorer Survey. The overall score ranked New Zealand as the fifth best country in the world for expats primarily due to its commitment to improve the well-being of its citizens.
The Ease of Doing Business Index published by the World Bank, ranked New Zealand as the best country in the world to operate businesses in, due to its business-friendly regulations in 2019. This together with its excellent healthcare, clean and safe environment and beautiful sceneries across the country give immigrants a chance to enjoy a fruitful, healthy and peaceful life in the country.
Suitable for those who wish to work in New Zealand and contribute towards its economy, the Skilled Migrant Visa enables you to gain permanent residency. Those who wish to apply for this visa, must meet the following requirements: