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Immigration to New Zealand (Global Impact Work Visa)


Immigration New Zealand has partnered with the Edmund Hillary Fellowship (EHF) to deliver an innovative immigration product for high impact entrepreneurs, investors, changemakers, and start-up teams.


IF you have been selected by the Edmund Hillary Fellowship, you can apply this visa to join their 3 year programme as an innovative entrepreneur or investor. After 30 months you will be entitled to apply for permanent residence in New Zealand. You must have NZ$36,000 maintenance funds to support you and your family for the first year. You must have a high standard of English.


With is visa, you can participate in the Edmund Hillary Fellowship programme, live, work and study in New Zealand for 3 years. That also includes your partner, and dependent children aged 19 and under if you include them in your application.

You can apply for Global Impact Permanent Residence Visa after you have remained in the Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 30 months. You can press here for more details.


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