New Zealand announces a major package of reforms which include an early opening of New Zealand’s border and a simplification of immigration settings.
Incoming travellers to Australia from overseas are no longer required to have a COVID-19 test before travelling, reducing the stress and extra costs for tourists and foreign workers to enter Australia.
The New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, is currently in Singapore and announced the relaunch and expansion of the Working Holiday Scheme with Singapore.
Our immigration expert Majlinda Lulo, Chief Migration Strategist, and our Immigration Director, Belinda Man, gave viewers an overview of the recent announcement for 457 visa holders who are aged over 45 years. The age restriction has been removed which opens doors to PR for many 457 visa holders.
Arno Nothnagel, our NZ Immigration Director, and our special guests Daryl Feast, Principal Consultant – Automotive Specialist, and Andy Bage, Recruitment Consultant for Musterrecruit hosted a webinar about the new Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) and the impact on employers in the automotive trades industry.
The Minister of Immigration has announced that anyone who held, or had applied for, a 457 visa before or after 18 April 2017 and had been in Australia in the specified period, can now apply for a permanent visa subclass 186TRT, regardless of their age.
Our immigration experts Arno Nothnagel & Trinity Li provided an update for both employers & individuals regarding recent announcements including border opening and the Employer Nomination Scheme
The Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) launches on 4 July 2022 – here’s what you need to know.
Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) visa opens up to Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482) Short-term visa holders
Commencing on 1 July 2022, the 186 Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) program will open up to visa holders on the Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) short term occupation list if they can meet the following:
The New Zealand Government has just announced that from 11.59 pm Tuesday 12 April, Australians will be able to travel to New Zealand, isolation-free. Coinciding with the start of the Australian school holidays, this date has been brought forward which is great news for tourist operators in New Zealand and for eligible tourists outside the border.
From Sunday 13 March, 11.59 pm, applications will be open for a range of working holiday schemes in New Zealand. The opening will be a staged approach with various schemes being opened on particular dates that will be confirmed by Immigration New Zealand.