What kind of visa do you need?

The kind of visa you need for New Zealand depends on your plans. Do you want to stay long term or for a limited time and do you want to work or have a holiday?

What kind of visa do you need?

Please note: Different visa types will entitle you to different levels of rights and access to public services. Compare the different benefits they provide. 


Can you apply for a resident visa under the Skilled Migrant Category?

Find out by using our Quick Self-Check Guide or ask us for a Free Professional Assessment.


Talk to our Job Search Professionals about finding a job that suits your professional background and ask our Licensed Immigration Advisers whether that job will entitle you to a visa.


Read more about becoming a New Zealand resident through the Skilled Migrant Category:

Ask our Licensed Immigration Advisers

If you want to find out more about obtaining the right visa for New Zealand, contact Julia Cooke, Licensed Immigration Adviser at NZIC.

Ask Julia for a Free Assessment