Getting a Visa
for New Zealand
If you want to move to New Zealand you need a visa. If you want to employ a migrant you have to be accredited.
Get expert visa assistance from our Licensed Immigration Advisers!
New Zealand's visa regulations are complex, and the visa application process is challenging to navigate without expert advice and support.
Our Licensed Immigration Advisers will take care of all visa related formalities for both migrants and employers.
They will facilitate the swift processing of visa applications and ensure a smooth employer accreditation process.
New Zealand has opened its borders and our clients will finally be able to arrive in New Zealand and start their new lives.
The Skilled Migrant Category is open and Selections of Expressions of Interest for the SMC have resumed.
The Green List provides a fast-track process and a work to residence pathway for migrants.
The Green List makes it easier for employers to hire and attract migrants for specified high-skilled, hard-to-fill occupations, with guaranteed residence pathways for eligible candidates.
Do you qualify for a resident visa under the Skilled Migrant Category?
Use our tool for a quick first check of your chances of migrating under the Skilled Migrant Category.
Your Expression of Interest:
Points for Recognised Qualifications
Bonus Points for Partner Qualification
New Zealand Occupational Registration
How does the Points System Work?
How many points do you really need?
The type of visa you need for New Zealand depends on your plans.
Find out why your visa will depend on you having a job offer from a New Zealand employer, what that means for you, and how our powerful Service Fusion will help you solve the Catch 22 dilemma.
The Skilled Migrant Category is the most popular residence visa policy for migrants and their families.The pathway to permanent residence under the Skilled Migrant Category is complex. You need a job and a work visa before you get your residence visa.
New Zealand provides a number of visa programs tailored for retirement migrants.
The right visa will entitle you to live in New Zealand permanently as a retiree.
If you and your partner are living together in a stable relationship, and one of you is a New Zealand Citizen or Resident, you can apply for a work or resident visa based on your relationship.
Learn all about the visa processing times, from 'how long it will take to get your visa', to 'how you can speed up the process of your application'.
Here you can find answers to common questions we get asked by migrants about getting a visa in New Zealand.
NZIC guided me all the way through getting my first work visa to permanent residency. Their job seeking support was key when I first arrived in NZ, communication was always easy and clear. I'm very thankful for their help and definitely recommend their services.
Dr. Hallwass handled our application to immigrate professionally, giving us a clear picture of what was required, updating us along the way and providing excellent follow up service on our arrival in New Zealand. We are delighted with his professionalism and thoroughness. He comes highly recommended.
Anna was worth her weight in gold---she was fantastic at helping me format my CV and search for jobs that suited my skill set. In the end, I got a great job in a great city. Carsten and his team were very thorough and helpful when it came time to apply for and get our visas. They are now helping us with our resident visas, and I'm certain that the process will be the same. I'd recommend them highly.
Dear Jannie, just want to drop a note to thank for your everything. Your help is much appreciated! You are a wonderful and professional job search coach! I am so lucky to have you supporting me!