You must meet our health and character requirements and show us that you have completed the following qualifications and have relevant work experience:
Your New Zealand employer must show us:
If you are approved, we will grant you a work visa for the length of your employment agreement, for up to three years. This visa may be extended by one year.
If you work the full three or four years in New Zealand and later wish to return under work instructions for Thai chefs, you will need to have been outside of New Zealand for at least three years.
To apply under this category, you will need to complete the Work Visa Application (INZ 1015) PDF form and provide evidence that you and your employer meet the requirements stated above.
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