New health roles added to Green List
As previously announced by the government, an additional 32 positions in the health sector are being included in the Green List, and all Green List health positions will now be moved to the Straight to Residence pathway.
Starting from Monday, May 29, 2023, eligible individuals will have the opportunity to apply under the new criteria.
Furthermore, the list encompasses roles beyond the health system, such as social services, education, and justice positions, which play a vital role in the delivery of healthcare services in New Zealand.
The qualifications to apply for the Green List Straight to Residence are:
If applicants need to come to New Zealand to complete occupational registration, they can:
Transport Sector Green List Roles
As mentioned before, starting from 29th September 2023, a two-year work to residence pathway will be available for specific transport roles.
On Monday, 29th May 2023, changes will be made to the Immigration Instructions, and INZ website will offer more information to migrants currently in New Zealand or those considering this pathway.
The two-year work to residence pathway is for people working in these occupations (and ANZSCO codes):
Applicants seeking residence must meet certain criteria when applying, which include having a job or job offer for one of the aforementioned occupations and fulfilling the Green List requirements specific to that occupation. Additionally, they must have successfully completed two years of work experience and fulfill other general requirements.