We have a number of requirements you must meet to gain a residence class visa.
And you will need to pay a fee when you apply for a residence class visa. See the office and fee finder to find out what you will need to pay.
Use our quick check and our examples to find out if you are likely to be approved residence.
If you think you meet the requirements, you then need to apply for a residence class visa.
You are already in New Zealand but your plans have changed. Do you want to know how your residence is affected?
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