INZ have a number of visa options for individuals to join or accompany their partners in New Zealand for either temporary or permanent stays. What constitutes a partnership and how does Immigration New Zealand (INZ) assess applications of this type?
Many migrants initially come to New Zealand as International students and follow what we call “the study pathway to residence”. The main source countries for these international students being China and India.
Once an individual becomes unlawful they lose the automatic right to lodge a new visa application. If a visa has been expired for just one day any new visa application will be treated as a Section 61 request.
INZ have 4 specific skills lists that include various occupations, they each have their own specific purpose but are quite often confused, here we will explain each of the lists, their purpose and relevance.
For applicants who wish to establish, or purchase, and operate a business in New Zealand the Entrepreneur Work Visa (EWV) is the appropriate visa.