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Applications for the Accredited Employer Work Visa and all other work visas now open 4 July 2022

Applications are now open for the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV), as well as all other work visas for people outside New Zealand. Partners and dependent children of work visa applicants will also be able to apply for a visa from 4 July.

Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) applications will be submitted via the new enhanced Immigration Online Platform.

This is the latest step in the Government’s plan to reconnect New Zealand with the world and is an important milestone for New Zealand’s COVID-19 recovery plan as it will significantly widen access to workers.

Applicants will still need to meet New Zealand’s health border settings, including being fully vaccinated, and completing a New Zealand Traveller Declaration.

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