Immigration New Zealand has two branches in India – in New Delhi and Mumbai. Staff in these branches process temporary entry and permanent immigration applications from within India and also from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan.
We process approximately 38,000 temporary entry applications and 600 permanent residence applications annually.
India is home to a wide variety of dialects of which 15 are recognised as official languages. The official languages spoken in the Mumbai and New Delhi branches include English, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Tamil and Bengali.
All general email and telephone queries to these branches are received by our Contact Centre.
New Zealand’s Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007 aims to protect migrants by licensing people who provide New Zealand immigration advice, both within New Zealand and offshore. Anyone who is providing immigration advice about New Zealand immigration matters must be licensed, unless exempt. For more information and to view the register of immigration advisers, go to the Immigration Advisers Authority website.
New Zealand-based lawyers provide immigration advice and are exempt from licensing under the Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007. For more information and to view the register of immigration lawyers, go to the New Zealand Law Society website.