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Are you dreaming of Working and Living in New Zealand?

To work in New Zealand you must apply for a work visa, or any other visa allowing work
within its conditions before undertaking work in New Zealand.

New Zealand employers are obligated to hire individuals with the legal right to work in the country. Fortunately, the New Zealand government offers a diverse range of work visas tailored to various circumstances and needs. Whether you’re a skilled worker, a student, a dependent partner of a worker, or a backpacker seeking seasonal employment, there’s a work visa option that aligns with your requirements.

Some of the
visa options available are:

New Zealand employers are obligated to hire individuals with the legal right to work in the country. Fortunately, the New Zealand government offers a diverse range of work visas tailored to various circumstances and needs. Whether you’re a skilled worker, a student, a dependent partner of a worker, or a backpacker seeking seasonal employment, there’s a work visa option that aligns with your requirements.

Some of the
visa options available are:

Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV)

The Accredited Employer Work Visa is currently the primary option for workers, and skilled migrants seeking to work in New Zealand.

The main requisite for this visa are (but not limited to):

This visa could be valid for up to 5 years. Want to learn more about this Visa? Click below

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Partnership Work Visa

Exploring immigration as a couple in New Zealand? The Partnership Work Visa is a popular option. If your partner has, or is applying for, a student or work visa, or is a New Zealand citizen/resident, you may qualify to accompany them and work. The specific New Zealand partnership visa you receive is influenced by proof of cohabitation and the main applicant’s visa type and duration.

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Post Study Work Visa

If you studied in New Zealand and obtained a Student Visa on or before May 11, 2022, the Post Study Work Visa might be your next step. Enjoy the flexibility of working for any employer, irrespective of your qualification being on the list. The duration of stay and employment conditions depend on your level of study.

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Working Holiday Visas

For young adventurers, the Working Holiday Visa opens the door to travel and work in New Zealand for up to 12 months (or more for certain countries). Embrace the experience, but note that permanent job offers are not allowed during this visa. Study options are available for up to 6 months.

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Religious worker

You have to have an offer from a religious organisation to apply for this type of visa.
This temporary visa has a pathway to residence after 3 years of consecutive work in that field

Other visas allowing work, or other work visas

There are many other visas that may allow work depending on your circumstances.
To explore your options, please book a consultation with one of our Licensed Immigration advisers.