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New Zealand is an amazing country and we are so excited that you want to be a part of it. 

Whether you are already here or you dream to be a part of our wonderful nation, we will take you on your journey.

What visa options are available to you?

Work visa

With a number of pathways available to live and work in New Zealand, we will help you select the right one. It can be very confusing when trying to find the right visa for your circumstances and that is why you need an experienced immigration advisers.

We have summarised the options available but please make sure you get in contact and find out who we can help with your pathway.

The main work visas are:

Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa

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If you have been offered a full-time job, and you have the necessary qualifications and experience to work in that job, you can apply for a temporary visa to work in New Zealand. Unless you are staying with the same employer and in the same role and region, your employer must have checked if any New Zealanders were available to do the work, before offering you the job. If you are granted this visa, you may be able to support visa applications for your partner and dependent children.

2021 Resident Visa (new one-off visa)

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The 2021 Resident Visa focuses on people whose primary purpose for being in New Zealand is to work. This is a new one-off visa and will not continue after 31 July 2022. Partners and dependent children, including those currently outside New Zealand, can be included in residence applications. There are two phases of applications:
Phase 1 : from 1 December 2021 for:

  • people who have already applied for residence under the Skilled Migrant or Residence from Work categories on or before 29 September 2021, or
  • people who have submitted a Skilled Migrant Category Expression of Interest, and have included a dependent child in the Expression of Interest aged 17 years or older on 29 September 2021.
Phase 2 : from 1 March 2022 for:
  • all remaining eligible applicants
All applications must be submitted by 31 July 2022.

We know everyones circumstances are different

To discuss how our team can assist, get in touch – we are here to help.

Resident visa

New Zealand is a special place in the corner of the world with an enviable reputation of offering a balanced lifestyle in a clean and beautiful environment. New Zealanders love to get out and about and explore the natural beauty and culture, right across the country.

To become a resident of New Zealand, there are a number of pathways available, depending on your circumstances. Here are the main pathways but please get in contact to find out other options that will fit your circumstances:

Permanent Resident Visa

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If you have a New Zealand residence visa and have been living in New Zealand for 2 years or more, you may be eligible for a Permanent Resident Visa, which would allow you to travel to and from New Zealand any time you like.

Work to Residence Visa

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There are three key visas within this category of visa:

  • Long Term Skill Shortage List – Resident Visa
  • Talent (Accredited Employer) Work Visa
  • Talent (Accredited Employer) Resident Visa

We know everyones circumstances are different

To discuss how our team can assist, get in touch – we are here to help.

Family / Partner visa

New Zealand is a special place and very family-oriented so it’s understandable your dreams include settling with your loved ones. There are many visa options and New Zealand Immigration take a lot of factors into account regarding your current situation.

Just to ensure you understand New Zealand Immigration’s definition of a partner, it is a person you are legally married to, or in a civil union or de facto relationship with, and who you live with in a genuine and stable relationship. Partners can be of the same or opposite sex.

We are here to help you navigate through the options and help you understand the best pathway to achieve your goals. Policies and legislation does change and we stay current and connected with NZ Immigration to ensure we are providing the most current advice possible.

We know everyones circumstances are different

To discuss how our team can assist, get in touch – we are here to help.

Investment visa

New Zealand has so many investment opportunities and if you are looking to be a part of the lifestyle and beauty of the country, one of the two investor categories could be a good option for you and your family.

In summary, the two investor categories are:

Investor 1 Visa

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Minimum investment NZ$10 million for at least three years

Investor 2 Visa

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Minimum investment NZ$3 million for at least four years

Requirements

44 days in NZ in each of the last 2 years of a three year investment period or 88 days over the three year investment period, depending on the make-up of your investment.

Additional Requirements

No additional requirements

Requirements

146 days in NZ in each of the last three years of a four year investment period or 438 days in NZ over the four year investment period, depending on the make-up of your investment.

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years business experience
  • English language requirements apply
  • Family members must have English language ability the same as principal applicant or pre-purchase ESOL tuition
  • Maximum applicant age 65 years

With this visa you can:

  • Live, work and study in New Zealand.
  • Include your partner, and dependent children aged 24 and under, in your visa application.
  • You may be able to bring your car, boat and household items to New Zealand, free of customs charges
  • Length of stay: Indefinite

With this visa you can:

  • Live, work and study in New Zealand.
  • Include your partner, and dependent children aged 24 and under, in your visa application.
  • Length of stay: Indefinite

We know everyones circumstances are different

To discuss how our team can assist, get in touch – we are here to help.