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New Zealand Working Holiday Maker Visa

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About the New Zealand Working Holiday Maker Visa

General Information

New Zealand Working Holiday visas are available to young people aged 18-30 (or 18-35 for nationals of a small amount of countries). If your application is successful you will be entitled to travel and work in New Zealand for up to 12 months (or 23 months if you’re from the UK or Canada). Visa First will boost your chances of a successful WHV application.

Eligibility

You can apply for this visa if:

  • Must be between 18 and 30 years of age (or 18 to 35 where applicable)
  • Hold a passport from an eligible country
  • You must be of good health, and good character (no criminal convictions)
  • You must obtain a thorough medical insurance for the length of your stay
  • Your passport is valid for at least another 15 months
Requirements

In order to apply for this visa you will be required to provide a number of documents. These may include:

  • Completed application form
New Zealand Working Holiday Maker Visa Processing times

The processing time for NZ WHV depends on the Immigration Office

Cost

NZ Working Holiday Visa cost starts from

€265
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