New Zealand Work to Residence Visa

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Working Towards Residence

The New Zealand Work to Residence category enables you to work temporarily in New Zealand as the first step towards gaining permanent residence there.

With this New Zealand Visa you will initially be able to work in New Zealand for up to 30 months. You can apply for permanent New Zealand residency after 2 years.

To be eligible for a New Zealand Work to Residence visa you must be qualified in an occupation that is in demand in New Zealand; or have exceptional skills in sport or art; or your employer must be accredited to recruit staff from overseas.

Eligibility is Based on:

  • The job offer and salary.
  • Your skills, experience and qualifications.
  • You must be younger than 53 years old and meet the health requirements.

Registered Migration Agent

Immigration Advisers Authority Registration

Visa First employs the services of a migration agent registered with the New Zealand Immigration Advisers Authority. Licensed professional means protected migrant, thus your rights will be protected throughout the process. By choosing Visa First you will be taking advantage of invaluable expertise - your New Zealand visa will be processed in accordance with the guidelines laid by the IAA.


Why Apply With Visa First

Visa First is a private migration agency with over 10 years in operation. Our experience on your side will prove invaluable in terms of making sure you and your application meet the immigration authorities requirements. Contact us today and have your visa application process under way.

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Richard Partington

Hi Daisy, Likewise! Yeah I received my Visa back a few weeks ago at the end of March so it went through a lot quicker than what I thought which was really good! Thanks for all your assistance and help Daisy, really appreciate it! Best Wishes, Richard Partington

Amy Nelson

Hi Declan, Got word on visa. Passport being renewed as we speak. May I say you have been great. Edward and Damien have been outstanding! Thank you for everything and we will now start the ball rolling on residency.

Michael Espana-McCartney

Dear Karen, Thank-you for all your help. We have received the documents and all the information is correct. We have both been really happy with the speed and service that we have received from both yourself and the Visafirst team, and will definitely be back in contact with any future travel / visa needs. Thanks again, have a great week, Michael Espana-McCartney

Samantha F.

I have found Visa First to be one of the easiest companies I've ever dealt with. The whole process has been great and the staff have been exceptional in dealing with any queries I have had in no time at all. I would definitely recommend them.

Richard and Terisha

Hi Debbie, Thats the best news I've heard all year! Let's hope this is the start of more good news to come! I was really so worried! Thanks for being so patient with us and for keeping us posted. I know this is only the first step but we're going to stay postive and with a lot of luck things will move swiftly and smoothly! I've sent away for Richards PPC last week so you should be receiving that in the next few weeks. Thanks again for your kind assistance! Kind regards Richard and Terisha

Roy Mathew

I had applied for my Irish Green Card through you guys and finally I got the permit from India. There were a few hassles with the Irish Embassy in India where they kept asking for my P60, Bank statements, etc. but Brian, my manager intervened and got it sorted through visafirst.com. Many thanks to you both for taking my application and processing it.

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