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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Get ready to travel with the time we saved you on application and Embassy procedures.

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We organize more than 60k visas every year

Teague Cullen

Hi Daisy, Thank you for all the help with my application! I have spoken recently with a few people who have applied directly through immigration and are having a lot of trouble contacting them, etc. I'm so glad I used visafirst and would recommend you guys to anyone wanting to apply for a visa! Thanks again

Philip Derby

Just a short note to thank everyone at Visa First for the very efficient and prompt way that you have processed Philip Derby's Russian visa. I will most certainly contact you again as requirements arise for various visa applications. Kind regards.

Fiona

Hi Liz, Hope you are feeling better, thanks for your e-mail it was a great surprize I was delighted to hear that I have been granted my visa and that I can stay in Oz with my boyfriend Dwayne. We are going into our summer at the moment and the weather is great, I hear ye have a lot of flooding at home peoples houses destroyed and others living in fear of flooding. I hope you do not live near any of the flooding.

Reece Thorpe

Hi Ross, Thank you for the wonderful news! I was thinking that this could be taking a little bit longer time. It will be no problem with the entry, I am returning at the end of July. Thank you for the great work, and I look forward to future collaboration with VISAFIRST.

Claire Quodling

Hello Kimberly, I just wanted to thank you and Lisa for all your help in my visa process. I really appreciated it. You both made it so easy to get a visa. I had a bit of an "ordeal" until I was directed to visafirst. Alot of people I spoke to before finding out about your company seemed to have no idea - you guys did! So I wanted to thank you. Kind Regards Claire Quodling

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

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Submitting your web registration takes not more than a minute but the time we will save you may prove invaluable for your travel arrangements. Fill in your details and one of our representatives will contact you with all the information you need.

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