Buying a Business

Buying a Business in New Zealand

One of the options you have if you want to come to New Zealand on a business or investment visa is buying a business or franchise. As with buying businesses in other parts of the world, the benefits include getting a business that is already set up, that has a business model that works, and that has customers.

At Immigration Advisers New Zealand, we offer a range of services to clients exploring their options for buying a business here. This includes:

  • Assistance with finding a suitable business to purchase
  • Introductions to key individuals in the NZ Franchise Association if running a franchise is your preferred option
  • Advice on the types of visa that will be applicable in your situation as well as an assessment of your suitability
  • Advice on immigration requirements for bringing your partner and/or children to New Zealand with you
  • Advice on running a business in New Zealand including the business structure options that are available
  • Help with preparing your business plan
  • Assessment of the market in New Zealand, the feasibility of the business, and your business plan
  • Help with preparing other documentation you will need as part of a visa application
  • Help with making the visa application that can include lodging the application and liaising with Immigration New Zealand as it is processed
  • Registering your new company in New Zealand
  • Opening bank accounts and arranging the transfer of funds
  • Advice on living and working in New Zealand
  • And more

Where to Find Business to Buy

As mentioned in the list above, we can help you find a suitable business or franchise to buy in New Zealand. There are a number of sources , which are in place for the purpose such as business brokers, online search and trade associations. Therefore,if you are thinking of buying a business in New Zealand, we at Immigration Advisers New Zealand can help you to invest in a proven business model or an existing business that already has customers. For more information, please email or call us today on 09 3790219.