New Zealand visas

Listed below is a short summary of the various types of visas that New Zealand has to offer.

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Skilled migrant visa


New Zealand working Holiday


Entrepreneur work visa

The SMC visa is the main pathway for skilled workers from overseas to become New Zealand residents. Points are awarded for factors such as a skilled job offer, qualifications, previous work experience, and age. The working holiday scheme allows young tourists aged 18 to 30 to travel through New Zealand with the ability to work on the side to support their trip and pay for ongoing costs while they enjoy New Zealand. If you are an experienced business person and you want to open your own business in New Zealand, the Entrepreneur Work Visa may be a good option for you.

Partner and family categories


Work Visa


Investment visa

A family member who is already a New Zealand citizen or resident can sponsor you to come to New Zealand if you are their Partner ,Parent or Dependent child. If you have a skill occupation and an offer of a skilled employment from a New Zealand employer then you can apply for a general New Zealand work visa. People wishing to invest funds and live in New Zealand can apply for residence under the Investor Visa categories.

Work To Residance

Work to residence is initially a temporary work visa that can be used as a step towards gaining residence and settling here permanently.

Student Visa

All International students or prospective students must apply for a student visa in order to study or attend school in New Zealand.

Visitor Visa

If you are not from a visa waiver country and planning your holiday in New Zealand, or wish to visit family and friends, then you required issuing a New Zealand visitor’s visa.