Immigration and relocation

Bell Gully’s dedicated, experienced and knowledgeable immigration team assists corporate and individual clients on all immigration-related matters.

Whether you are an individual contemplating the benefits of obtaining the right permanently to reside in New Zealand or a corporate urgently needing to second specialist staff for a short term project, we have the expertise to advise you on all aspects and to deal with all applications quickly and efficiently. 

We act for a broad range of corporate and individual clients in relation to permanent and temporary migration to or from New Zealand. We handle residency applications with the utmost care and consideration for clients’ personal affairs. We advise clients on related matters including appropriate asset ownership structures, the tax treatment of those structures, the treatment of foreign superannuation interests and, where required, on the impact of the Overseas Investment Act.

Work highlights

  • Obtaining special purpose work visas for corporate clients at short notice.
  • Obtaining residence and permanent residence status for many of New Zealand's most notable migrants.
  • Establishing tailor made ownership structures for migrants.
  • Obtaining medical waivers for migrants with difficult medical histories.
  • Securing OIA approvals.