Immigration New Zealand have confirmed that a new one-off residence visa pathway will be introduced.
General eligibility requirements have been released, these are as follows:
To be eligible, applicants must:
In addition, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
This is very positive news for work visa holders in New Zealand that are clearly able to meet requirements. We anticipate work visa holders will want to check their eligibility.
We recommend contacting us if you or your employees have any questions in relation to the new policy. Please note that only general eligibility requirements have been released. The finer details will be contained in the policy that should be released in the coming months.
We anticipate that employees will want assurance that they meet the general eligibility requirements. Please contact us if you or someone you know requires assistance with assessments against the general eligibility requirements that have been released.
Please get in touch with our immigration team if you have any questions