For visas under this broad category, New Zealand uses a points based system in order to address an applicant’s eligibility for entry clearance. In order for the applicant to be successful, New Zealand are currently only selecting individuals who hold 160 points or more. This visa route can lead to settlement and can be attractive to individuals who meet the thresholds. In order to see whether you are eligible, and to carefully evidence how you meet each of the categories to accumulate sufficient points, please visit our offices to speak to one of our advocates who will guide you through each stage of the process.
As is the case regarding visit visas for other countries, there are numerous reasons why an individual may be authorised to visit New Zealand. Whether you are seeking to visit family or friends, wanting to pursue tourist ventures or even if you wish to study for up to 3 months, this visa may be applicable to you. In order to be comprehensively advised on what you will need to provide and for your application to stand the best prospect of success, visit one of our offices and speak to our team of advocates.
There are several different routes available for students to come and study in New Zealand. A benefit of these visas is that the applicant can apply to bring family members with them. The most common visa is the fee-paying student visa. This lasts for up to 4 years but is most generally only available until your studies are concluded. You will be permitted to study on a course full-time through an educational institution that is a recognised sponsor. Furthermore, you will be able to work part-time for up to 20 hours a week. To see which route you are eligible for, and have your application stand the best prospect of success, please visit one of our offices, and one of our advocates will guide you through the process.