Just like foreign investors, foreign companies interested in setting up their business presence in New Zealand benefit from very advantageous conditions. Among these, the possibility of deciding the type of structure they can use for their operations in New Zealand.
Foreign companies can open subsidiary companies, branch offices or representative offices in New Zealand. Out of these 3 options, the subsidiary and the branch office are the most employed. A New Zealand branch office is an extension of a foreign company in this country, which means it is legally bound to complete the activities of the parent company.
Those who want to open a branch office can rely on our New Zealand company formation consultants for assistance in registering this business form.
Foreign companies seeking to set up branches in New Zealand are subject to the requirements imposed by the Company Law which provides for the following:
If you are a foreign investor looking to set up a company in New Zealand, our local advisors can offer the necessary information to get started.
As a satellite of the foreign company, the New Zealand branch office is required to submit the following information with the Companies Register:
Branch offices can operate in various industries in New Zealand based on specific licenses.
For assistance in opening a branch office in New Zealand, please contact us. You can also rely on us for other company formation services in New Zealand.