The Immigration New Zealand offers a wide range of visa categories to suite your purpose and need. If you need to come to New Zealand for a specific purpose, you may choose to apply for a Specific Purpose Work Visa. You must have relevant qualification and skills related to your specific purpose or event and be able to outline the duration you will need to finish your specific purpose or event. Examples of people who may be able to apply include sports players, business people on secondments, professional coaches, Philippines nurses seeking occupational registration and specialist installers or services.
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Specific Purpose Work Visa is for a person who needs to perform a specific work or event in New Zealand.Source: Immigration New Zealand
Genuine intentions: You must have genuine intention to work for a specific purpose only.
Specific purpose or event: You must need to come to New Zealand for a specific purpose work or event. You must find your events and purposes that are acceptable. The evidence you will provide will depend on the specific purpose or event you will be undertaking in New Zealand.
Time in New Zealand: You must specify the duration of time you need to complete your specific purpose or event in New Zealand
Your evidence may include the following:
Qualifications and/or work experience: You may need specific qualifications and experience related to the purpose or event.
You must provide evidence you have relevant qualifications or experience. Examples of evidence include:
Step 1 – You apply for a work visa
Apply on the paper form and send it to Immigration New Zealand with your application fee, immigration levy, and your supporting documents.
You may also need to provide an ‘Employer Supplementary Form‘, completed by your employer.
Step 2 – Immigration New Zealand will make a decision about your application
If there is anything else you need to do, Immigration New Zealand will be in touch.Source: Immigration New Zealand
All applicants must provide:
Application Fee: NZD$356
This is the charge for Immigration New Zealand to process your application. Immigration New Zealand will8 not refund application costs if we decline your application.
A non-refundable immigration levy is charged and is included in the cost.
An International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) of NZD $35 is charged and is included in the cost.Source: Immigration New Zealand
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