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March 12, 2019

When an essential skills worker is granted a low skill visa it has a few more implications than other skill level workers.  Some of those implications are the duration of the visa which vary between 1-3 years, with maximum duration of 3 years. Also the stand-down perio...

March 8, 2019

In many of my consults for a work visa under essential skills at www.headstartvisas.co.nz I have been asked by my clients if they are granted a work visa they can sponsor their family.

The criteria depends on the skill level of your occupation which is rated at the Aust...

March 6, 2019

In the current climate within Immigration NZ we are seeing more challenges regarding validating work visa applicants experience. In some cases the applicant has genuine and relevant work experience but the case officer may also request official government agency docume...

September 19, 2018

New Zealand (NZ) offers suitable individuals an excellent opportunity to create a high quality of life within its shores. As NZ is currently experiencing an economic prosperity  and is attracting immigration to help fuel its economy now is the ideal time to consider im...

September 10, 2018

NZI plans to remove entirely the employer assisted post-study work visa. Currently, graduates can apply for this visa when offered employment in a role that applies to their chosen studies. NZI plan to issue 1, 2 and 3-year open work visas to graduates of level 4-8 cou...

July 24, 2017

NZ Work Opportunity – Case Analysis

Engineers are on the long-term skill shortage list in New Zealand meaning that not only are they eligible for work visas for foreigners but those granted the work visa are also potentially eligible for residency visas. This opportunit...

July 8, 2017

As mudanças nas leis de imigração da Nova Zelândia, anunciadas pelo Ministro de imigração Michael Woodhouse, entrarão em vigor no dia 14 de agosto de 2017. Como estas mudanças poderão  afetar os planos de quem está vindo para NZ estudar, trabalhar ou com planos maiores...

June 11, 2017

If elected Labour plans to cut immigration by 20,000 to 30,000. This means fewer work visas, fewer student visas and certainly less residency visa.

Currently, a Labour government looks unlikely to happen with National showing an increase in popularity and Labour a decre...

June 9, 2017

According to an industry group, the construction industry will need another 30,000 workers within just the next two years. Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) stated that not enough people were being attracted to the construction sector which was expected to grow by 4...

February 28, 2017

New Zealand is hungry to attract skilled professionals in this current environment of strong economic growth.

NZ Immigration (the governing body that issues NZ visas) has published the essential skills list. This is and extremely useful reference point for anyone intere...

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