Please make sure you give us your contact details in New Zealand. We want to be able to provide settlement support, and send you a questionnaire about your immigration experiences.
If your residence application was submitted prior to 7 December 2015 and your application is approve you will need to pay the migrant levy before you receive your resident visa.
The levy is NZ$310 for people aged five and over, and NZ$155 for children under five years of age. If there are more than four people included in a single application, the migrant levy is only payable by the four oldest family members. If you have made your application outside New Zealand, your immigration officer will tell you how much the levy is in local currency.
If you were granted a resident visa, you must still meet some requirements to ensure you remain a New Zealand resident.
If you have been offered a job search visa, there are certain things you have to do.
You will also have to show that you have the money available to purchase tickets to your home country should you have to leave New Zealand.
If you are out of New Zealand, you will get a job search visa with travel conditions allowing you to travel to New Zealand within three months. On arrival, or if you are already in New Zealand, you will be granted a further work visa for nine months.
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