On May 9th, 2023, the Parent Resident Visa Category expressions of interest (EOIs) will undergo the next selection process, with 670 EOIs being chosen. Quarterly selection numbers will continue to be adjusted based on EOI turnaround rates.
For the May 2023 selection, only EOIs submitted before October 12th, 2022 will be considered and will be selected in the order they were received. Starting August 2023, EOIs submitted on or after October 12th, 2022 will be included and randomly selected by ballot.
The income threshold for sponsorship increased on 01 May 2023. Sponsors should check the new minimum income rates on our website to ensure they meet the requirements.
To make sure EOIs meet the requirements of the category and are updated or withdrawn before selection, visit here.
To ensure timely selection, please verify that your EOI meets category requirements and is updated or withdrawn before selection, visit here to update or withdraw.
To update details, complete sections A1 to A5 and any other information that has changed in the EOI update form linked below and e-mail this to EOIupdate@mbie.govt.nz.
To withdraw an expression of interest (EOI) and request a fee refund, fill out the form in the link below and email this to EOIfeerefund@mbie.govt.nz.
Refunds for withdrawn EOIs are typically only issued before selection takes place, so it's better to withdraw an EOI if you do not meet the category requirements.