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We are a busy and dynamic workplace with 28 staff that aims to deliver fast and professional service to people planning on living, working, studying in or visiting New Zealand.
INZ Manila processes temporary entry visa applications, including visitor, student, work, and transit visas, for all applicants in the Philippines and Palau. We also process applications for transfers of resident visas, second/subsequent resident visas and permanent resident visas.
Applications made within the Philippines are received through the VIA Centres in Manila and Cebu.
In order for you to receive timely and positive processing of your application, it is very important that you pay close attention to the information we have posted on our branch webpages, such as the lodgement requirements and checklists, and visa processing timeframes.
You may be able to submit your visa application online.
Most applicants for a visitor, student or work visa for one applicant can use Immigration ONLINE to apply.
Log in to apply
To complete your application online using Immigration ONLINE:
You need to create an account and fill in an online form. To find out more, visit our Apply Online page.