4 September 2020

Visitor Visa Holders Afforded More Time

INZ has today announced two updates to the visitor visa system, to help those currently in New Zealand remain here lawfully while they make arrangements to leave the country.   Those updates are as follows:   1.

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3 September 2020

INZ Staying the Course for Offshore Visa Applications

INZ has provided an update this week that all of its offshore processing offices, aside from Apia, remain closed.

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1 August 2020

INZ announce charges for entry requests while suspending offshore applications

It was announced yesterday that from 10 August, INZ will introduce the following fees for entry requests:   $380 for employers or other organisations seeking entry  for “other critical workers”; and $45 for individual requests under all other established and future critical purpose...

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27 July 2020

Inland Revenue signals their attention to offshore employers with New Zealand-based employees

With the current global pandemic more and more kiwis are returning home and continuing to work for their offshore employer.

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15 July 2020

Criteria for New-Look Work Visa Confirmed

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has now confirmed the criteria that will accompany the move, come 27 July, to an assessment of skill level for Essential Skills work visas being based on remuneration alone.

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7 July 2020

INZ Visa Extensions and Changes

INZ confirms visas will again be automatically extended (with trade-offs) and also releases the date for Essential Skills policy change.

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