Professionals and talents in the field of Arts, Culture and Sports can apply for New Zealand resident visa. If you have been dynamically involved in your declared field of exceptional talent for more than 2 years, you might be eligible for this visa.
With this visa you can
Things to note
Step 1 – Gather your documents
Prepare and gather all your documentation you need for this visa.
Step 2 – Submit your application
You can apply using a paper application form. The following two documents might guide you on how your should be proceeding.
Step 3 – Wait for a visa decision
If there is anything else you need to do, the Immigration officer will be in touch. You might be asked to face an interview.
You must hold a valid visa while you are in New Zealand. If you find your current temporary visa is expiring before, you should apply for a further temporary visa if you wish to stay in New Zealand.Source: New Zealand Immigration
Application Fee $ 1,800
This is the charge for Immigration New Zealand to process your application. NZ Immigration does not refund application costs if they decide to refuse your application.
A non-refundable immigration levy is charged and is included in the costSource: New Zealand Immigration
90% of applications are presently finalized within 30 months.
You can travel in and out of New Zealand as often as you like until your travel conditions cancels. To travel after the expiration of your visa status, you will need to apply for and be granted either: