New Zealand , truly is one of the most picturesque and photogenic places on earth. A small island nation of just over 4.5 million people, New Zealand is made up of two major land masses (North Island and South Island) and a number of smaller islands including Stewart Island located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country is made up of some of the worlds most spectacular landscapes, from vast mountain ranges, steaming volcanoes to sweeping coastlines.
Nowadays many people choose New Zealand as their first choice to migrate.
Basic NZ Skilled Visa Requirements
You no longer need to have a job offer or sponsorship to be eligible for a New Zealand Skilled Migration Visa, but if you do have a job from a New Zealand employer, you will get additional points to your visa application.
To be eligible for this New Zealand Work Visa you will need score at least 100 points in the skills test. The basic requirements are:
Age - must be under 56 years old.
You must meet the character and health requirements.
Occupation - must be on the skills list.
Qualifications - degree or certificates in your occupation.
Experience - at least 3 years experience relevant to your qualification.
English language - must be fluent in English.
How it works
1. Self assessment
Check you meet the requirements and calculate your points
2. Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)
3. Receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA)
Wait until your EOI is selected from the pool. If you have 140 points you'll be automatically selected
If successful, you'll be sent an ITA .
4. Submit a resident application
Submit your resident application within six months on the form we provide you with
5. Receive your visa
Temporary Entry (Long Term Business)
This temporary entry category is a special Work to Residence category which facilitates the entry of people interested in establishing business opportunities in New Zealand, and would like to explore their options before applying for permanent residency.
You may qualify for residence in New Zealand as an investor, entrepreneur or an employee of a relocating business under one of the following categories.
This category aims to attract skilled business people with capital to invest in New Zealand, and allow them to be granted residence if they meet all qualifying criteria.
This category aims to attract applicants who can demonstrate they have been actively participating in business and contributing to New Zealand's economic development.
Employees of Relocating Businesses
This category facilitates the entry of employees of businesses relocating to New Zealand, who do not qualify for residence under any other category.
All applicants under the New Zealand Business visa category must meet all English language, health and character prerequisites to receive residence.
The Family visa Category
The Family Category
To qualify under this category you must be related to a New Zealand citizen or resident.
To be eligible you must be related to your sponsor as a:
Brother, sister or adult child.