If you possess the necessary skills and qualifications for a job and have received a job offer from an accredited employer, you can apply for a temporary visa to work in New Zealand. This visa enables you to work for at least 30 hours a week for your accredited employer, and you can also pursue studies for up to 3 months in a year or take up any required study related to your job. Additionally, if you qualify, you may be eligible for a Straight to Residence Visa, or after working in the role for 2 years, a Work to Residence, Highly Paid Residence Visa or Care Workforce Work to Residence Visa.
If you wish to establish and operate your own business in New Zealand, you are required to possess a minimum investment of NZD $100,000, a comprehensive business plan, and meet the minimum threshold of 120 points on the INZ points scale. Upon approval of your visa, you will be granted permission to enter New Zealand and purchase or establish your business. This visa allows you to work for up to three years in your own business in New Zealand and enables you to include your partner and dependent children aged 19 years and under in your visa application.
If you have completed your studies in New Zealand, you may be eligible to apply for a visa that allows you to remain and work in the country for a maximum of three years, depending on your level of education. This visa permits you to remain in New Zealand for up to three years, based on your level of study and the duration of your study in New Zealand. If you have a degree-level 7 or above qualification, you can work for any employer in any role. If your qualification is non-degree level 7 or below, you can only work in a position related to your field of study. Additionally, your qualification must be included in the Qualifications Eligible for a Post Study Work Visa list.
If you possess specialized skills that are not available in New Zealand's entertainment industry and are interested in working on a film, video, or production, you can apply for a visa. This visa allows you to stay in New Zealand for the duration of your work and provides a brief period for you to return home. You can come to New Zealand for a temporary period to work in the music, entertainment, television, or film sectors. Your employment will be limited to the specific production and employer you applied for.
It is the income range from the lowest paid New Zealanders to the highest paid for an occupation. The 2013 Census is the only document that contains the income for 100% of every worker in NZ.
Skill shortage list checker
Check your occupation to see if we need your skills in New Zealand. If you're offered a job that's on one of the lists, and you've got the qualifications and experience to match, getting a work or residence visa may be easier.
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