Amendments to Immigration Instructions since the last release of the Operational Manual are published in Amendment Circulars.
View the online Operational Manual.
If you want to view the Operational Manual as it was before 29 November 2010 (before the introduction of the Immigration Act 2009) see our archive manual.
The INZ Operational Manual will be updated when instructions change. Notification of amendments will be posted here under Immigration Instructions Amendment Circulars.
Internal Administration Circulars provide information for immigration staff on procedural and process issues. These are sent out as and when required. They are not part of the INZ Operational Manual.
Advice provided to immigration staff on the interpretation of instructions and best practice.
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Internal Administration Circulars