How many points will you get for your age?

How many points will you get for your age?

The principal applicant can claim the following points for age in the Expression of Interest:

Age                    Points

20-39 30
40-44 20
45-49 10
50-55 5

Principal applicants aged 56 and over will not be approved under the Skilled Migrant Category.

You will have to provide evidence of your age when submitting your resident visa application. 


Please note: If you have already reached the age limit of the Skilled Migrant Category, you might still qualify for a resident visa for New Zealand. Ask our Licensed Immigration Advisers whether you might qualify under one of the other resident visa policies, namely the Business or Investor Policies  or the Parent Retirement Category.  


Go back to our Quick Self-Check Guide.


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.

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