This visa will allow you to join your partner in New Zealand. With this visa, you will be able to get a full time job, and enjoy New Zealand’s scenery, adventure, culture and friendly people.
Length of Stay
With this visa you can
This visa is for partners of New Zealand Work Visa Holders. This visa will allow the partner to come to New Zealand, work temporarily and stay up to 2 years.Source: Immigration New Zealand
Genuine intentions: You must genuinely intend to meet the conditions of your visa
Your partner’s immigration status: Your partner must be a New Zealand citizen or resident
Your relationship with your partner: You and your partner must be living together in a genuine and stable relationship
Funds or sponsorship: You must have enough money to live on while you are in New Zealand or have an acceptable sponsor.
Eligible NZ supporting partner: Your partner must support your visa application, and be eligible to support a partnership-based resident visa application within 12 months
Your partner’s character: Your partner must be of good character
You and your partner’s plans to be in New Zealand: You and your partner must be planning to live in New Zealand for the same period of timeSource: Immigration New Zealand
Step 1 – Your partner supports your visa application
Your partner must fill up and sign a ‘Form for Partners Supporting Partnership-Based Temporary Entry Application’. Your partner is required to give you his/her completed application with all supporting documents for you to attach with your visa application.
Step 2 – You send your visa application
You must fill up and sign a ‘Partnership-Based Temporary Visa Application’. You must send it to Immigration New Zealand with complete application fee, immigration levy, and supporting documents including your partner’s application.
You may require to read the Partnership-Based Temporary Visa Guide to support your application.
Step 3 – Decision about your application
If there is anything else you need to do, Immigration New Zealand will ask for it.
Step 4 – Traveling to New Zealand
If you have not made your travel to New Zealand, check what You will need to do before you arrive.Source: Immigration New Zealand
All applicants must provide:
Partners of New Zealand citizens, residents and visa holders must provide
Visa Application Fee: NZD$ 426
This is the charge for Immigration New Zealand to process your application. Immigration New Zealand does not refund application costs if we decline your application. A non-refundable immigration levy is charged and is added in the application Fee.Source: Immigration New Zealand