It has been an unprecedented period for healthcare providers and workers, as medical professions become increasingly in demand during the global pandemic. As a result, NZ is committed to providing more skilled professionals for their health sector and therefore a decision has been made to prioritise 2021 Resident Visa (2021RV) applications from Green List medical professionals to meet the demand for a number of skilled roles in the health sector.
This move provides crucial additional support to ensure that there are enough quality healthcare providers and workers throughout the country.
Green List medical professionals who applied via the ‘Skilled’ and ‘Scarce’ streams of 2021RV will be prioritised when their application reaches the ‘under assessment’ stage. They do not need to take any further action regarding their application.
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Green List medical professionals who applied for 2021RV via the ‘Settled’ stream are also able to have their applications prioritised.