A2 NZ Immigration Blog

September 24, 2020
Studying a short course on a Visitor Visa just got better…

The Minister of Immigration has increased the length of time visitors can study here without needing to apply for a ‘variation of conditions’ to their […]

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Primary Sector changes – Horticulture and Viticulture

On 22 September, the Government has introduced some key visa changes to address pressing issues facing New Zealand’s seasonal primary sector. Stranded former Recognised Seasonal […]

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September 15, 2020
Visa processing for some offshore visa applications resuming

Welcome news by Immigration New Zealand announcing the resumption of processing some visa applications from people who are currently not in New Zealand. INZ are […]

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September 9, 2020
Welcome news for Temporary Work Visa Holders and loved ones returning to New Zealand

Today, the government announced it is creating a new border exception category to enable: a. the return of some temporary work visa holders who are […]

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September 4, 2020
Visitor Visa’s extended

The Government is automatically extending current onshore visitor visas that are due to expire between 4 September and the end of October 2020 by FIVE […]

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September 2, 2020
Visa Application Centres to reopen

Frequently asked Questions Which VACs are reopening? Immigration New Zealand is working on a phased approach to VAC reopening. You can check to see the […]

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August 20, 2020
Good News for partners, dependents and RSE workers

The Government has made short term changes to visa settings that will assist two more groups of migrants already in New Zealand to stay lawfully. […]

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August 14, 2020
Congratulations, Naidoo Family

Ecstatic to deliver the FABULOUS news to them today. We lodged on 29 May 2020, permanent residence was granted today.

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August 13, 2020
How will Immigration New Zealand operate during the various alert levels?

Auckland is currently at COVID-19 Alert Level 3 and the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2. Immigration New Zealand (“INZ”) have been […]

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August 7, 2020
Managed Isolation – proposed charges

Very soon managed isolation costs will have to be covered by people returning to New Zealand. Proposed charges for managed isolation Charging will start soon […]

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