Work Visa under the Essential Skills Category
An opportunity to the overseas workers to get a Work Visa to work in New Zealand if they have genuine, sustainable and acceptable offer of employment from the NZ employer.
The currency and duration of the visa will be based on the remuneration offered by the NZ employer which could either be six months or three years as per the recent policy changes.
The employer has to establish that there are no local New Zealand residents or citizens available to fill the required role. An offer of employment can be made to an overseas worker ONLY WHEN the employer has exhausted all avenues to recruit and train local people.
Work Visa (Post Study- Open)
The duration of the Work Visa (Post Study-Open) is based on the level of the course completed by the applicant and the city in which the program was studied.
Please see below chart for further understanding:
Work Visa under Partnership
The partners of NZ citizens/ NZ Residents/ Work and Student Visa Holders may be entitled to grant of a Work Visa if they are living together in a genuine and stable relationship. The INZ applies stringent test to assess the genuineness of relationship between the couple. We at Kwik Kiwi will help you to understand the INZ fourfold test of the partnership assessment for a successful outcome of the application.
Work Visa under Long Term Skill Shortage/ Art & Talent/ Employer Accreditation
Under this category, individuals with specific skills, talent and employment from accredited employers have an opportunity to apply for a Work Visa subject to meeting eligibility requirements.