The closing date for the Expressions of Interest (EOI) pool under the current Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) is 16 August 2023.
The new points system will commence for the SMC Residence Visa, replacing the EOI system.
All EOI’s for the current SMC settings will be selected on 16 August, however only those with 180 points or more will be invited to apply.
For people who have submitted an EOI but wish to withdraw, they must do this before 11.59pm (NZST) on 15 August 2023.
For any questions regarding this update or any further immigration matters, please contact Arno Nothnagel, our NZ Immigration Director, here.