Exciting opportunities are on the horizon for UK citizens seeking adventure and employment in New Zealand. Starting July 1st, 2023, the UK Working Holiday Scheme (WHS) is undergoing upgrades that will allow individuals to explore and work in the beautiful country for extended periods of time.
This development is the result of collaboration between the Prime Ministers of the UK and New Zealand, who first announced the planned updates to the WHS and the Youth Mobility Scheme for New Zealanders in the UK.
Here's what you need to know:
Certain requirements must be met for visa applicants:
If the total length of stay exceeds 12 months, applicants must provide a medical and chest x-ray certificate to the Immigration New Zealand (INZ). For stays of more than 24 months, police certificates will also be necessary.
For current UK Working Holiday visa holders already in New Zealand, here's some good news:
Don't miss out on this incredible chance to broaden your horizons and immerse yourself in New Zealand's vibrant culture. Upgrade to the new and improved UK Working Holiday Scheme, and embark on a life-changing adventure starting July 1st, 2023.
Source: INZ website