Immigration

Essential Skills Work Visas news

Jul 16,2021 Immigration by admin
Essential Skills Work Visa highlights as of 16 July 2021. ESWV paid below the median wage – now for 2 years. No need for a labour market test if you already hold the job No need for a medical or police certificate if provided them earlier From 19 July, Essential Skills Visa holders will be […]
Accredited Employer Work Visa assistance

New employer-assisted work visa

May 12,2021 Immigration by admin
The Government is introducing a new temporary work visa called Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV). It is driven by the need to fill genuine skill shortages, upskill and hire New Zealand workers, combat migrant exploitation
NZ border restrictions exceptions

Long-awaited border exceptions

Apr 20,2021 Immigration by admin
On 30 April 2021, the New Zealand Government is introducing an exception to the border restrictions for the families of some temporary visa holders in New Zealand. This border exception is for the following three groups: Partners and dependent children who held (and continue to hold) a visa for New Zealand, but were unable to […]

Processing timeframes for Border Exceptions

In the current global environment it appears that New Zealand can expect to have border restrictions in place for some time. In order to balance the need for quick decisions with staff welfare considerations,INZ will be changing the processing timeframe for border exception requests to 5 working days from the current 2. Current processing times […]