The offer of place letter must be signed and dated by the representative of the provider and contain the following information:
Note: student visas are not granted for distance/correspondence study unless the student is physically required to be on campus for an exam/practical etc
Note: for applications processed outside New Zealand, evidence of payment is not required until after the application has been approved in principle. (U3.10)
Fee-paying foreign students who are under the age of 18 must provide, with their student visa application, a statement from their education provider confirming that the student’s accommodation complies with the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Student. For example:
Name of education provider ensures that the accommodation provisions for <name of student> are met in accordance with the Code of Practice.
All education providers are required to include the following declaration in their ‘Offer of Place’ letters to international students:
As required by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students Name of education provider declares that:
For more information about what these sections require, see the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. There is a document for both the tertiary and school sector to download.