Should you wish to obtain a temporary work visa for New Zealand, then please be aware that there are certain requirements that you will need to meet. Temporary visas allow you to work, study and visit New Zealand for a set period of time. In some cases a temporary visa may lead to permanent residence.
The temporary work visa for New Zealand is geared towards the following people:
There are certain conditions where you will not need a work visa to work in New Zealand.
This applies to:
There are also certain types of work which do not require a work visa. If your employment in New Zealand involves certain visits or work for official trade missions recognised by the New Zealand government, or work for overseas governments, you may be able to do it while on a visitor visa.
There are a number of requirements that all applicants need to meet for a temporary work visa.
To enter New Zealand you must:
Should you be granted a temporary work visa you need to meet certain conditions during your stay:
Please be aware that if you break any of these conditions you will be required to leave New Zealand immediately.
As well as meeting the general requirements, you must meet the requirements of the category under which you are applying for a temporary work visa.
Temporary work visas are granted under different categories and it is essential that you also meet the requirements for that particular category.
Some of the many New Zealand temporary work visa categories include: