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What has changed from 19 July?

Navigating Immigration Changes: A Timeline Since July 19th

Since July 19th, a series of immigration updates have been announced, impacting individuals and families navigating visa processes in New Zealand. Here’s a concise breakdown of the key milestones:

  1. If Your Work Visa Expires from July 1st: Automatic extensions are no longer applicable. It’s crucial to apply for another visa promptly. If your visa expired in July and you haven’t taken action, contact immigration authorities immediately to explore your options.
  2. Friday, July 16th: A significant announcement from Immigration was received, promising further details in subsequent updates.
  3. July 19th: Witnessed an adjustment in the median wage rate to $27, affecting various visa applications.
  4. October 31st: Marks the scheduled abolishment of six work visa types, a change that remains unchanged from prior announcements.
  5. Mid-2022: Anticipate the implementation of compulsory employer accreditation along with the introduction of the new Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV), reshaping the landscape of work-related immigration.
  6. July 2022: Initiates the commencement of the compulsory stand-down period, setting forth new guidelines and procedures.

Staying informed and proactive amidst these changes is paramount for a smooth immigration journey. Be sure to keep abreast of further updates and seek guidance from relevant authorities or immigration professionals to navigate these transitions effectively.

If you find yourself in need of assistance navigating these immigration changes or require guidance throughout your visa process, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for support. Our team is dedicated to providing expert assistance and ensuring a smooth transition through the visa application journey. Your peace of mind is our priority, and we’re here to help every step of the way.