Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about E-1 and E-2 Visas

Below are Frequently Asked Questions about E-1 and E-2 Visas. Find out more about this new visa category here. Q: Must the trading company exist and/or the investment have been made before the visa can be issued? A: Trade must already be established at the time of visa application. Investments, however, may be prospective, provided that ...
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Implementation of the Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors (KIWI) Act

Press Release. United States Ambassador Scott Brown is delighted to join New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Rt. Hon. Winston Peters, in announcing the full implementation of the Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors (KIWI) Act. “From next Monday, June 10, eligible Kiwis will be able to get online and apply for a new class ...
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Evisa – Good for business (op-ed)

By U.S. Ambassador Scott Brown. NZ Herald op-ed . If there’s one thing my time in Aotearoa has underscored for me is how engaged Kiwis are in the world. Kiwis love to travel. The great OE is almost a rite of passage. New Zealanders travel for pleasure and they travel for business. Thousands of New Zealanders use our ...
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E-1 & E-2 Visas

We are Rocking a New Visa: What are E-1 and E-2 visas? Treaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2) visas are for citizens of countries with which the United States maintains treaties of commerce and navigation, including New Zealand. To find out if your business qualifies, what you need to apply, and how to apply, visit our overview page here.
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