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Talent (Arts, Culture, Sports) Visa

The Talent (Arts, Culture, Sports) Work Visa is a specialized category designed for exceptionally talented individuals in the fields of arts, culture, and sports who wish to work in New Zealand. This visa aims to attract and retain high-caliber individuals who can make a significant contribution to New Zealand’s arts, culture, or sports sectors.

Talent (Arts, Culture, Sports) Visa​

The Talent (Arts, Culture, Sports) Work Visa is a specialized category designed for exceptionally talented individuals in the fields of arts, culture, and sports who wish to work in New Zealand. This visa aims to attract and retain high-caliber individuals who can make a significant contribution to New Zealand’s arts, culture, or sports sectors.

Who Is Eligible For The Talent (Arts, Culture, Sports) Visa?

To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate an exceptional talent or skill level in their respective field, which is recognized and endorsed by a New Zealand national body or an expert panel. This endorsement serves as evidence of their outstanding abilities in arts, culture, or sports.

Visa Duration 

The visa duration is typically for 30 months. 

Application Process

1. Endorsement: The first step in obtaining the Talent (Arts, Culture, Sports) Work Visa is to secure endorsement from a recognized New Zealand organization or expert panel. This endorsement verifies the applicant’s exceptional talent and contribution potential.

2. Visa Application: Once endorsed, applicants can submit their visa application to Immigration New Zealand, along with the required supporting documents, which may include a job offer, evidence of qualifications, and health and character assessments.

Benefits

1. Work Flexibility: Visa holders have the flexibility to work in their respective field, participate in performances or events, and collaborate with New Zealand organizations.

2. Pathway to Residence: Holding this visa can be a pathway to New Zealand residence, particularly if visa holders continue to make significant contributions to the arts, culture, or sports sectors.

Our Visa Services

Once you contact the team at Absolute Immigration, we will arrange a discovery call to find out more about your situation.

After our discovery call, your dedicated Migration Agent will develop a Migration Strategy that will outline the steps involved and the details required to lodge your Talent visa application.

Once you have approved your Strategy, we take over and begin your application using the documents and information you provide.  On your behalf, we are able to lodge your visa application with Immigration New Zealand which takes away the stress from you!

Apply For A Talent (Arts, Culture, Sports) Visa

Step 1

Once you reach out to Absolute Immigration, we set up a discovery call to understand what your needs are and what Visa best suits you.

Step 2

From there, we will send you a Strategy proposal outlining the steps we will take to assist you in getting a Visa for you to sign off on.

Step 3

Now our team leaps into action, following immigration pathways, taking care of the paperwork and helping you through the entire application process.

Take the first step and schedule a call

Call us

You can get in touch with the team on our support line: +64 22 641 9411

Email us

You can get in touch with the team through our support email: Arno.Nothnagel@absoluteimmigration.com

Frequently Asked Questions

It is a visa category for talented individuals in the arts, culture, and sports. 

Applicants must be recognized and endorsed by a New Zealand national body or an expert panel.

It is typically granted for 30 months. 

The easiest way to apply for a Talent (Arts, Culture, Sports) Visa in New Zealand is to contact Absolute Immigration.  A discovery call with our experienced team will ensure you are on the right immigration pathway for your circumstances.

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