New Zealand Skilled Migration Visa

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The New Zealand Skilled Migration Programme allows skilled workers in specialist occupations to immigrate to New Zealand to help fill workforce shortages. New Zealand is currently experiencing a huge shortage of skilled workers in a number of industries so now is the perfect time to apply.

Basic NZ Skilled Visa Requirements

You no longer need to have a job offer or sponsorship to be eligible for a New Zealand Skilled Migration Visa, but if you do have a job from a New Zealand employer, you will get additional points to your visa application.

To be eligible for this New Zealand Work Visa you will need score at least 100 points in the skills test. Visit the Eligibility tab for more information. The basic requirements are:

  • Age - must be under 56 years old.
  • You must meet the character and health requirements.
  • Occupation - must be on the skills list.
  • Qualifications - degree or certificates in your occupation.
  • Experience - at least 3 years experience relevant to your qualification.
  • English language - must be fluent in English.

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The Immigration Advisers Authority is the official governing body regulating the work of migration agents. With Visa First your application will be assessed and processed by an authorised agent following a strict code of conduct. Avoid the many cowboy agencies out there and choose the true professionals in the field.

Why Apply with Visa First

Applying with Visa First your application won't be submitted to the relevant authorities until our IAA migration agent is 100% sure it is complete and you meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you can count on us to provide full support before, during, and after the process.

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Amy Gregory

Hi Ross, That's excellent news! Thank you very much for your help you've been excellent. If there is any review process I can do in order to show any superiors that you were incredibly helpful, then I'd be more than happy to do so. Thank you again!

Laura Magan

Dear Management, I would like to take this opportunity to commend the service we have received during our Skilled Visa process with Visa First, but particularly on the hand delivered service by Amanda Carter. She has been nothing but helpful, informative, responsive and professional. In all our dealings with her she has always taken the time to answer our questions and queries fully and promptly. She has a very friendly and positive attitude making the whole process a positive experience. I think employees and people like her deserve a thank you and more importantly recognition. Hard work, thoroughness and ability are part and parcel of her way of dealing with her clients. Thank you, Laura Magan

Carla Palmer

Hi Pilar, What else can I say but Thank you so very much! I will have a great day and a great holiday! Thanks for all of your assistance, time and patience! I would have been totally in the dark without your help :) Regards, Carla Palmer

Ryan Crawford

To all at Visa First, I would just like to extend my gratitude for all your help throughout the Application process. Every one of you were available at all times when i had any questions and were more than happy to help for which I am grateful. I would recommend Visa First to anyone applying for a Visa. Sincere thank you and best wishes to you all. Ryan Crawford

Abdul Irfan

I just wanted to let you both know that today I received my UK YMS visa. I went to the Consulate General here in Duesseldolf, Germany, last Wednesday and so getting it back today was much quicker than I expected. Thanks for all your help with my application, and thanks to Visa First - much appreciated.


Edwina, Perfect i will just stop in London. Cheers again for all the help and I must comment you and your staff especially Ana as i am 100% sure without her chasing me for information and ""original letters"" I would not have recieved my visa today (and i doubt if ever). Cheers again for all the help and if you are speeking to Ana thank her from me. Paudy

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