Our Visa Service

Do you need a visa for New Zealand?

Get expert assistance from our Licenced Immigration Advisers!

Our Immigration Advisers are licensed by the Immigration Advisers Authority.

They are highly qualified and experienced and will take care of all formalities involved.

Why do you need visa assistance from a Licensed Immigration Adviser?

The visa application process for New Zealand is complex and highly bureaucratic. For you and your family a lot depends on a successful outcome.

Many of our clients have confirmed that they would have found it challenging to navigate their visa process without expert assistance.

Getting professional expert advice will save you nerves and money when you are about to take one of the most important steps in your life.

Don't take our word for it:

Feedback from our visa clients:

"Initially I tried to do it on my own, but it is too difficult to do it on your own without any help! I feel so much more relaxed now that I know an expert team will be handling my affairs. It is a nightmare to try and figure everything out on your own". T.H (South Africa)

"Your counselling before starting the process, during the work visa application, EOI and finally the Residence Visa application was exceptionally professional and has exceeded our expectations." P.M (United States)

"Your advice and to-the-point documentation not only show your knowledge but also raised our confidence in the success of our process." Y.N (United Kingdom)

Read more feedback from our clients!

What will your Immigration Advisers do for you?

Immigration Process Management

We will manage every step of your visa application process for you - from start to finish.

The range of support you will obtain from our team of Licensed Immigration Advisers includes but is not limited to:

Ensuring your visa eligibility in light of your personal and professional background.
Determining the right visa type based on your plans for New Zealand.
Your immigration strategy to align your visa requirements with your timing for you move.
Taking care of all visa application formalities as stipulated for your visa type.
Liaising with your NZ employer to facilitate your employment.
Submitting your visa application in flawless and complete format.
Liaising with Immigration NZ regarding any queries they will have.
Following through to completion: Approval of your visa application.

Your Immigration Strategy

Our Licensed Immigration Advisers will determine the visa policy that meets your personal and professional background, and align it with your personal timing for your arrival in New Zealand.

If you are migrating with your partner or family the requirements for them to be included in your visa application will be covered in your immigration strategy.

Your immigration strategy will be developed around different pathways to New Zealand:

  • Skilled Migrant Category | Work Visa | Resident Visa
  • Partner and Family Category Visas
  • Investor + Business + Retirement Visas

Your immigration strategy will form the foundation for your entire immigration process.

It will be your guideline for the coming months and we will refer back to it throughout the process, to ensure that you will stay on track with making the desired progress towards your goal of obtaining your visa and becoming a resident in New Zealand.

Documents and Guidelines

Based on your immigration strategy your Licensed Immigration Adviser will provide you with a detailed list of documents, tailored specifically to meet the requirements of your chosen visa policy, as well as comprehensive document guidelines.

We recommend that you commence working with us on collating the necessary documentation for your visa application well ahead of your arrival in New Zealand.  

This will allow us to submit your visa application to Immigration New Zealand as soon you fulfil all visa eligibility requirements.

Meticulous preparation will ensure that all necessary paperwork is complete and in the required format and no valuable time is lost through avoidable queries from the authorities involved with your visa application process.

Overseas Qualifications Assessment

If your overseas qualifications require an external assessment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, NZQA, it is important to note, that this can be a lengthy process which will take several months to complete.

Your Licensed Immigration Adviser will let you know if an NZQA assessment will be required in your case, so that we can factor in the time this will take.

The Catch 22 dilemma

At this stage of your immigration process you will most likely get caught in the Catch 22 dilemma.

If - like most migrants - you are choosing one of the 3 Pathways to Residence for Skilled Professionals, you will need a job offer to meet visa requirements.

Unless you succeed in obtaining a job offer, your visa application process will come to a standstill before it can even start.

Most immigration agencies will say: "Come back to us to start your visa application once you have a job offer in New Zealand."

Solve the Catch 22 and move on!

Our unique Fusion Service will get you through to the next step of your visa process!

At NZIC your Licensed Immigration Adviser will team up with your Job Search Professionals, and together they will provide a unique and powerful Fusion Service that will empower you to break through the Catch 22 barrier and allow us move your visa application to the next stage: Submission and Processing of your visa application.

Read more about Your Visa and the Catch 22

Submission of your Visa Application

Whether you are applying for a Skilled Migrant Visa, a Business/Investor Visa or for a visa under the Family/Partnership policy, your Licensed Immigration Adviser will ensure that all eligibility requirements of your chosen visa policy are fulfilled, and your visa application is formally complete and absolutely faultless before it is lodged with Immigration New Zealand.

Processing of your Visa Application

Once your visa application has been formally accepted by Immigration New Zealand, the verification process commences.

If your application does not add up in any way, be it because one of the eligibility requirements has not been met, or because any of the required documents are missing or lacking the required format, INZ will get back to you for further clarification.

No matter which visa policy will be right for you, our Licensed Immigration Advisers will support and guide you through this step of the process.

We will liaise with Immigration New Zealand and other authorities involved with your visa process on your behalf and follow through to completion: Your visa for New Zealand.

Feedback from a happy client:

"Hi Carsten,

It’s nice to finally reach the finish line! 😁

Thanks for all your efforts over the past two crazy years!  Very much appreciated.

Also wanted to give some glowing feedback regarding working with Leah.  She is a joy to work with.  Very prompt and on top of things when they arise, and I always felt well informed.

We appreciate everything you guys did. Cheers"  E.L  (USA)

Before you get started:

Join our Immigration + Job Hunt Webinar!

If you are serious about migrating to New Zealand, these very popular webinars are an excellent starting point for you.

What do our webinars cover?

  • Our Senior Licensed Immigration Adviser Dr. Carsten Hallwass will talk about the process of migrating to New Zealand and explain every step involved on the way.
  • He will cover the visa application process and go through some aspects of job hunting in New Zealand.
  • You will hear about challenges most migrants will face along the way and how we can help you  conquer the maze of visa regulations and navigate an unfamiliar labour market.
  • Following this you will have a chance to ask your migration related questions and also hear answers to questions put forward by fellow participants of the webinar.

By the end of the webinar you will have a good understanding of the immigration process. You will find out how to get started and learn about all further steps involved.

You will learn how working with us will improve your migration experience and feel empowered to make a solid decision on your move to New Zealand.

Please note: Our Immigration and Job Hunt Webinar is free of charge for serious migrant candidates who have been pre-assessed by us.

We invite you to register your interest by completing our
Free Assessment form.

You might also be interested in:

The 3 Pathways to Residence for Skilled Professionals

Do you want to live in New Zealand long-term?

Find out about the different steps involved on your pathway of becoming a permanent resident of New Zealand through the Skilled Migrant Category: The Skilled Migrant Pathway to Residence.

Why choose our Visa Service?

Working with us will give you peace of mind and the certainty that you have done everything to ensure a smooth visa application process.

We will save you time and money. Doing it right the first time will help you speed up your visa processing times.

We are upfront and genuine and only work with clients who have been carefully pre-assessed and have a high chance of migrating successfully.

What our clients have said:

"We just received the approval and our new visa labels yahoo! So once again I just wanted to thank you for your advice and wonderful assistance throughout this process. You made it so much easier.  We have been very lucky and are enjoying every moment in this lovely country.  Take care. B., L., L., S. and J."

"Thank you and the whole team for a great job. Frankly, I still cannot get how you did your "magic". Thank you for all your efforts, professional advice and, of course, for your patience with us. :) Regards, S."

"I must be honest, having your team on board with our process was the best decision ever! Thank you for your guidance, we await then the results and will discuss the next steps once the information is known. Enjoy your afternoon. M. "

"Andi and I would like to express our sincere thanks to you and the NZIC team for guiding us through our daunting immigration experience. It's with conviction that I would say we would have thrown in the towel after the first year but you remained steadfast in the belief that we would obtain our permanent residence if we just persevered and followed the sensible route.We trust that many potential migrants using New Zealand Immigration Concepts will enjoy the same professional, efficient and courteous service as we have. Thank you Kind regards A. and P."

"Dear Carsten, Katrina and all of our friends at NZIC- We can still hardly believe this wonderful event of our residency visas having come through! Thank you so much for all of your guidance, support and encouragement throughout the process; without you, we would have been adrift. J and I are over the moon.
We cracked open a bottle of local NZ sparkling wine last night to celebrate. Thank you for standing by us through this uncertain journey. It has made the world of difference to us having you there."

Do you want to migrate to New Zealand?

Base your move on solid grounds: Ask us for a Free Assessment and join our Immigration Webinar.

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