Before you send us an expression of interest (EOI), you can use our points indicator to get an idea of how many points you can claim for your EOI. You’ll need at least 100 points to be accepted into the pool. Currently, we are only selecting EOIs with 160 points or above.
What qualifications do I need to immigrate to New Zealand?
- Identity. You must provide proof of your identity.
- Character. You must be of good character.
- Health. You must be in good health.
- English language. You must be able to speak English.
- Age. You must be 55 years or under when you apply for residence.
- Skilled employment.
- Work experience.
What is the easiest way to migrate to New Zealand?
- Immigrate as a “skilled immigrant”.
- Obtain a work visa or work permit.
- Invest in New Zealand.
- Obtain a long-term business visa.
- Request residence based on family status.
- Retire in New Zealand.
- Purchase a franchise in your current country.
- Plan your move to New Zealand.
What is the age limit to migrate to New Zealand?
While the age limit for the most popular immigration policy, the Skilled Migrant Category, is at 56 years and will involve taking up employment in New Zealand, there are a number of options for migrants older than 56 or migrants of any age choosing not to work.
Do I qualify for residency in NZ?
To live in New Zealand permanently, you need a resident visa. To live in New Zealand permanently, you need a resident visa. There are a number of pathways to obtaining a resident visa, many of which start with a temporary visa allowing you to work, study or own a business in New Zealand.
How many points do you need for PR?
65 points is the minimum points required to be eligible for PR visa, the higher you score on the eligibility calculation, the brighter the chances of you being invited to Apply for Australian PR.
Can I move to New Zealand without a job?
Most individuals looking to migrate long-term will need a NZ job offer. Whether applying for a work visa or a residence visa under the Skilled Migrant Policy, most migrants are required to obtain an offer of skilled employment in New Zealand.
What jobs are in demand in New Zealand?
- Nurse. Salary Range: NZD 52K to 80K per year.
- Administrative Assistant. Salary Range: NZD 47K to 71K per year.
- Child Welfare Worker. Salary Range: NZD 48K to 66K.
- Psychologist. Salary Range: NZD 72K to 103K per year.
- Machine Operator.
- Construction Worker.
Is New Zealand PR easy?
New Zealand did offer PR easily to the students once, but now it is difficult to get. One can get it if he/she is a student at some university in New Zealand as it provides a potential advantage. The graduate may have a job offer after the completion of the course, and it will add more points to the PR.
How does the points system work for immigration to New Zealand?
How does the points system work? The New Zealand points system judge your eligibility to live and work in New Zealand by awarding points for factors such as your age, whether or not you have a job offer, previous work experience, qualifications and your partner’s points score.
What is Level 7 qualification in NZ?
NZQF levels Level 4-6: certificates and diplomas. Level 7: graduate certificates, graduate diplomas and bachelor’s degrees. Level 8: postgraduate certificates, postgraduate diplomas and bachelor honours degrees. Level 9: master’s degrees.
How do I permanently stay in New Zealand?
- Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa.
- 2021 Resident Visa.
- Partner of a New Zealander Resident Visa.
- Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Visa.
- Long Term Skill Shortage List Resident Visa.
- Parent Retirement Resident Visa.
- Talent (Accredited Employer) Work Visa.
How long does NZ permanent residency last?
And, more importantly, permanent residency in New Zealand does not expire. Unlike Australia, where it is granted for an initial five-year term, or Canada, where it comes with continuing residency obligations, permanent residency in New Zealand requires no commitments at all.
Is 95 points enough for 190 visa?
The State Nominated (Subclass 190) and Skilled Regional (Subclass 491) visa require the lowest points. Recently we have had applicants receive an invitation to apply for the 190 with as low as 70 points and 65 points for the 491. The points you require to receive an invitation may vary from state to state.
What Ielts score is required for New Zealand immigration?
Immigration New Zealand asks for IELTS as evidence of English language proficiency for many visas. This includes those within the skilled migrant, investor and entrepreneur, residence from work and parent categories. The minimum IELTS score for New Zealand immigration is 6.5.
What are the disadvantages of living in New Zealand?
Everything is expensive, lack of job/career opportunities, far from everywhere. Houses are too expensive, renting an apartment almost take all your salary. As much as we would like to see NZ expanding its population, there’s a lack of job opportunities for locals and new migrants which is the main drawback.