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Steps (9) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Register with Ministry of Justice  (4) expand_more expand_less
Obtain a foreign enterprises registration certificate  (3) expand_more expand_less
Apply for a local bank account  (2) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 3 expand_more expand_less

Ministry of Justice (x 4)
Business Trade Investment Board (x 3)
Local Bank (x 2)

Results 6 expand_more expand_less

Email of approval
Registration received by the Registrar
Payment Receipt - Ministry of Justice
Certificate of Company Registration
Govt Receipt Example
BTIB Business confirmation example

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Valid Identification (x 3)
BTIB certificate
Business Plan
Reference checks x 3 (Bank/Lawyer/Accountant)
Copy of CV
Copy of company bio or profile
Certificate of Incorporation
Sales and Purchase Agreement
Health Assessment and Physical Examination Example
Original Police Check from home country
Articles of Association
Copy of relevant agreements - shareholders, franchise, lease, tenancy
Account Opening Business Form

Estimated cost NZD  825

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NZD expand_more expand_less
  • NZD Add Name Here
NZD 75
Business registration fee
NZD 750
Standard Application fee

Total Duration 25 d - 40 d expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 25 d 40 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 45mn
Attention at counter: 35mn 1h. 15mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 25 d 39 d

Laws 3 expand_more expand_less

Companies Act Companies Act Companies Regulations 2019 - Client account
  Section  9 ,  articles 1, 2, 3, 4, Schedule 2
Development Investment Act Development Investment Act Regulation of Foreign Enterprises
  Section  19 ,  Article 5
Development Investment Regulations (Fees) 2004 Development Investment Regulations (Fees) 2004 Application fee
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