A2 NZ Immigration Blog

October 20, 2021
Changes to the Health Conditions – HIV

Just announced – The cost of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) treatment will no longer considered significant by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) and the Ministry of […]

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September 30, 2021
New Zealand – 2021 Resident Visa

The 2021 Resident Visa will be available to most work-related visa holders, including: a. Essential Skills, b. Work to Residence, and c. Post Study Work […]

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September 17, 2021
…via the Grapevine

New Zealand – seems the Minister of Immigration[Faafoi] has been conducting meetings with an elite few. *Note: this information is not confirmed but we thought […]

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September 15, 2021
Visa processing due Alert Level changes

Mail Redirection: Mail has now been redirected from the Auckland documentation office to offices outside the city. Some paper applications have also been moved for […]

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September 9, 2021
Trivia solved

If you are South African or understand the lingo – this is what Minister Faafoi meant – New Zealand.

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September 7, 2021
Teachers to be reunited with their Family

17 months later and Registered Teachers in New Zealand can finally be reunited with their partners and dependent children who are stuck offshore. It is […]

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September 3, 2021
New Vocabulary and Arrogance at its finest

Today, the absent Minister of Immigration graced the Select Committee with his presence and utter arrogance! His proudest moment was a “pat on the back” […]

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August 12, 2021
Partners and Dependent Children of Workers

Effective from 5 August 2021, the following changes to immigration policies have been made for Partners and Dependent children of Essential Work Visa holder ONLY; […]

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July 8, 2021
Refunding fees – offshore applications

The Minister of Immigration has agreed to lapse visa applications that cannot be approved due to the border restrictions. Immigration New Zealand will refund application […]

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June 30, 2021
Timelines for Employer Accreditation

The current employer accreditation scheme closes today, 30th June for all new employer applications. However, applicants can still apply for the following visas up to […]

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