New Zealand Immigration Regulations at a Glance
- Do I qualify for immigration to New Zealand?
- Which class should I apply under?
- What conditions do I need to satisfy?
- How long does it take to process a visa? (See our FAQs)
To help answer some of these questions here is a list of informative quick-links to the official INZ New Zealand Government immigration website. Essentially, there are five main ways to emigrate to New Zealand. The usual categories for permanent residence classes are:
- Skilled Migrant
- The other option is to apply for a Temporary Visa.
SKILLED MIGRANT CATEGORY click here
SELECTION POINTS INDICATOR click here
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST click here
SKILLED SHORTAGE LISTS (IMMEDIATE, LONG-TERM, CANTERBURY) click here
PARTNERSHIP click here
PARENT click here
DEPENDENT CHILD click here
PARENT RETIREMENT CATEGORY click here
LONG TERM BUSINESS VISA (LTBV) click here
ENTREPRENEUR / ENTREPENEUR PLUS click here
EMPLOYEES OF RELOCATING BUSINESS click here
INVESTOR 1 RESIDENT VISA click here
INVESTOR 2 RESIDENT VISA click here
SPECIFIC PURPOSE WORK VISA click here
WORKING HOLIDAY VISAS click here
TEMPORARY RETIREMENT CATEGORY click here
STUDENT VISA click here
FOR GENERAL INFORMATION click here
Free Eligibility Assessment
CAUTION: Immigration regulations can change without advance notice. For the LATEST NEWS on New Zealand immigration policies and laws, please click here.
Also visit the Immigration New Zealand (Government) website click here