- This is not current policy -
The policy in this manual ceases to be effective from 29 November 2010.
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V3.115 Work permit holders dismissed during a trial period
- Holders of current work permits who:
- hold a permit subject to the condition that they may only take up employment with a specific employer; and
- had provision for a trial period of up to 90 days under Section 67A of the Employment Relations Act 2000 included in their employment agreement; and
- have been notified within the duration of the trial period that they are to be dismissed; and
- have not previously been the principal applicant in a successful application under this policy;
may be granted a visitor’s permit for up to three months.
- Applicants for a visitor's permit under this policy must:
- meet funds or sponsorship requirements for visitors (see V2.20);
- provide evidence of travel tickets, onward travel arrangements or sufficient funds for the purchase of onward travel tickets (see V2.25);
- meet health and character requirements for temporary entry (see E6.1 and E6.5).
- Partners and dependent children may also be included in the principal applicant’s visitor’s permit application.