The Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) offers you the opportunity to move to New Zealand to work and live permanently.
To be eligible for residence under SMC you must:
To decide if you can apply we use a points system. You get points for age, experience, employability and qualifications.
There are two steps:
Points indicator – Gives you an idea of how many points you could claim when you apply.
Can I apply? – Gives you the basic requirements you have to meet, and more about the points system.
History of selection points
Office and fees finder
Essential Skills in Demand Lists
Australian and NZ Standard Classification of Occupations
Online Expression of Interest
Expression of Interest Form
Expression of Interest Guide
Application for Residence
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