New Zealand Immigration and Visas


New Zealand Immigration and Visas

Do you wish to move to New Zealand temporarily to work, do business, study or visit or wish to settle in with resident visa and live permanently in New Zealand? We are New Zealand immigration consultants and our New Zealand immigration and visa service is provided by Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) licenced New Zealand immigration advisor. Check out information about 'Why Emigrate To New Zealand', 'New Zealand Residence Programme' and popular 'New Zealand Visas' provided herein and contact us for advice, guidance and our comprehensive visa application management service should you wish to proceed.

WHY EMIGRATE TO NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand has land size of 267,710 km2 and a total population of 5.12 million people. It is divided into North Island and South Island with three-fourth of its population living in North Island and one-fourth living in South Island. Auckland is the largest and most populous city with population over 1.72 million. New Zealand welcomes migrants from all over the world and it's population is made up of 70% Europeans, 16.5% Maoris, 15.1% Asians and 8.1% Pacific Islanders. New Zealand offers many advantages some of which are listed hereunder. New Zealand

  • has a relatively high standard of living;
  • world-class Education and Health facilities;
  • temperate climate;
  • is sparesly populated (16 people per Km2);
  • offers balanced lifestyle;
  • is safe and secure;
  • ranks high in world rankings for:
    • best country for Ease of Doing Business (ranked 1st);
    • least corrupt country in the World (ranked 1st);
    • safest country in the world (ranked 2nd);
    • best country for work-life balance (ranked 3rd).
  • did you know that
    • New Zealand is the first country to see the sunrise each day;
    • New Zealand is the first country to give women voting rights in 1893;
    • Sir Edmund Hillary, was the first person to climb Mount Everest in 1953;
    • New Zealand is free of snakes and wild animals.

NEW ZEALAND RESIDENCE PROGRAMME

New Zealand residence programme was last set in 2018 with planning range of 50,000 - 60,000 residence visas for 18 month period from 1st July 2018 to 31 December 2019 with 51% for Business & Skilled visa, 38% for Family visa and 11% for International & Humanitarian visa streams. Currently, the entire immigration policy, objectives and whether immigration is beneficial for the economy is under review with major changes in skilled migration, work visas and parent visa categories expected in next few months.

NEW ZEALAND VISAS

On the following pages, we have provided an overview of the following popular visa requirements for skilled workers, businesspersons, investors, partners and parents of New Zealand residents and citizens:

Please note that the visa requirements are provided as a guide only to assist potential applicants get a basic idea of key requirements. It is not an exhaustive list of requirements and applicants should not rely on this information to make a visa application.

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