The China Skilled Worker Visa is for the People’s Republic of China and you meet all requirements to work in an occupation that is known as skilled work under the China Skilled Workers Instructions, you can apply for this visa. This visa requires you to have a job offer from an eligible employer in New Zealand.
With this visa you can
Things to note
This visa is for Chinese skilled individuals who want to work in New Zealand temporarilySource: New Zealand Immigration
Genuine intentions: You must genuinely intend to meet the conditions of your visa
Citizenship: You must be a citizen of the People’s Republic of China. You must provide a valid passport of People’s Republic of China passport.
New Zealand job offer: You must have been offered a job in a ‘skilled work’ employment. You must provide evidence of your employment agreement, which must demonstrate:
For more information about skilled work under the China Skilled Workers Instructions, read:
Guide to Special China Temporary Class Visas (INZ 1157)
Qualifications: You must be qualified to do the work you’ve been offered
Occupational registration: You must send a certified copy of your New Zealand registration if you’ll be working in one of the following occupations:
Learn more about Occupational Registration.
If you need New Zealand registration to work in your occupation in New Zealand, you must come to New Zealand to start the registration process. You may apply for a visitor visa so you can do this. Before we can grant a visitor visa, we’ll need written confirmation from a New Zealand registration body that you’re eligible for registration.
Once you have New Zealand registration, you can apply for a China Skilled Workers visa.Source: New Zealand Immigration
Step 1 – Apply for visitor visa (if you need one)
If you need New Zealand registration to work in your occupation, you will need to come to New Zealand to start the process.
Step 2 – A decision about your visitor visa application (if you apply for one)
If there is anything else you need to do, NZ Immigration officer will be in touch.
Step 3 – You send your work visa application
Once you have any necessary New Zealand registration, you can apply for a work visa.
Step 4 – NZ Immigration will make a decision about your work visa application. If there is anything else required, you will be contacted.Source: New Zealand Immigration
Application processing fee: ¥ 2,290
A non-refundable immigration levy is charged and is included in the cost.
VAC Service Fee: ¥ 253Source: New Zealand Immigration