Go to the Working Holiday Scheme pages if you are aged between 18 and 30 years and want to experience life in New Zealand through a working holiday.
Temporary work visas - for people who:
If you have decided to come to New Zealand to work temporarily, you will probably need to apply for a work visa. Find out if you do, and what requirements you need to meet.
If you think that you meet the requirements, then follow our steps to applying for a temporary work visa.
If you have been in New Zealand for a while and your circumstances have changed, find out how your visa is affected.
All temporary visa holders may study for:
If you’re here on a work visa and you want to study full time for longer than three months, you need to apply for a student visa.
If you are here on a work visa and you want to study part time for longer than three months, you can apply for a variation of conditions to your current visa.
Our Family Stream is for people who want to work temporarily while joining their partner here. See the requirements.
Essential Skills in Demand Lists
Office and fees finder
Work Visa Application
Work Visa Guide
Application for Residence
Form for partners supporting partnership-based temporary entry applications
Partnership-based Temporary Visa application
Partnership-based Temporary Visa Guide
More forms and guides...