What are your rights in New Zealand as migrant?

New Zealand has a good range of public services to provide support when needed.

As a migrant you will enjoy certain rights and some public service benefits, but the level of public support will depend on the type of visa you hold.

A resident visa will give you the best cover in many aspects.

As a visitor, you will need to ensure that you buy comprehensive travel insurance before coming to New Zealand.  

Your rights and entitlements in New Zealand:

The table below will give you a good overview of the various rights and level of support you can expect as immigrant to New Zealand, depending on your visa status:

Read more about character:

Read more Visa FAQ's:

Read more about Visas for New Zealand:

Read more about the Skill Shortage Lists:

Which Visa is Right for You?

Read more about the Points System:

Read more about health:

Read more about Critical Workers:

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The Skill Shortage Lists

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