Immigration Updates

September 24, 2023

Resident pathways – SM6 (part 2)

Opens 09 October 2023, the 6-point system has three trances for a single person or family to meet residence.

Skilled employment in New Zealand is counted toward the points.

The List of Qualifications Exempt from Assessment (“LQEA”) will be updated in phases and be used to determine if a qualification is recognised as an equivalent New Zealand qualification or require NZQA to perform an assessment.

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Resident Pathways explained – part 1

New Zealand resident pathways in an easy for follow format.

In March 2024, 17 additional trade occupations have been added to the Tier 2 Green List.

Sector Agreements will be reviewed in May 2024.

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