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How do I prove that I am a bona fide applicant?

If you are applying for a visitor or student visa, it is likely that Immigration New Zealand will raise concerns in regards to whether you are a bona fide applicant. This blog post will explore how Immigration New Zealand determines whether you are a bona fide aka genuine applicant. What does bona fide applicant mean? […]

INVESTOR (INVESTOR 2) CATEGORY CHANGES

Summary of changes There have been recent changes to the Investor (Investor 2) Category. Please refer to the below summary of changes: i. Increase of funds required for Investor 2 migrants to $3million; ii. Reduction in points for investment funds; iii. Removal of the requirement for Investor 2 applicants to hold $1 million in settlement […]

How to migrate to New Zealand from America or the UK

It is no secret that New Zealand is one of the best places to live in the world. Recently we have been voted best country in the world by a poll undertaken by The Telegraph[1], ranked 2nd best country to live in for expats by CN Traveler,[2] ranked 9th best country in the world to […]

Investor Catergory – What asset can I nominate under the Investor Programme

Applicants applying under the investor programme can nominate various types of assets such as shares, cash deposits, properties, debt instruments and so on in accordance with the relevant provisions of the New Zealand Government Immigration Instructions. The critical issue is proving “ownership” of the nominated assets. If your asset is held through a trust and […]

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Entrepeneur Residence Visa – What to consider when uplifting the section 49A condition?

A residence visa holder cannot be issued a permanent residence visa until the Section 49A condition on their visa has been uplifted. A section 49A condition is imposed on your residence visa if you have applied under the previous Entrepreneur Plus Category and the Current Entrepreneur (Fast Track) Category. When applying to uplift the section […]

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Update on the Entrepreneur Work Visa

Entrepreneur Work Visa uses a Point System Business Experience Employment Approved Export Unique and New Capital Investment Bonus Points.This weeks article is by Queen City Law Business Migration expert Bradley So. Brads article looks at how the new system has bedded in after a year and some foreshadowed changes. About a year ago Queen City Law lawyer […]

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High Net Worth Representation

  Queen City Law can offer complete legal services in the case of High Net Worth Representation Queen City Law has recently assisted billionaires from Japan, Russia, China and Malaysia with assorted legal requirements in New Zealand. Some of these legal services have included Investor Plus ($10M) residence visas, importing of luxury vessels, the acquisition of […]

New Immigration Checklist – Entrepreneur & Investor Category

With the recent Entrepreneur Work Visa changes, Queen City Law understands how tricky it can be to navigate your way through an application. Thanks to our knowledgeable immigration team, Queen City Law’s extensive online law library now has four new informative checklists to assist you with your Entrepreneur Work Visa, Entrepreneur Residence Visa, Investor Category […]

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ZEUS NIGHTCLUB : Liquor License – September 2014

TESTIMONIAL – September 2014 ZEUS NIGHTCLUB is a multimillion dollar labour of love nightclub situated in what used to be NZ’s stock exchange trading pit located off Queen Street in Auckland City. Queen City Law have acted for the company and me on this labour intensive venture setting up this business which will be one […]

Liquor licences in NZ

To sell alcohol in New Zealand in any form you will need to get a Liquor licence. The lawyers at Queen City Law are experienced in dealing with submissions to get a Liquor licences. We have compiled a series of blog posts which illustrate the laws and processes you will need to navigate to get […]