New Zealand Residence Programme EOIs

Find out how many expressions of interest (EOIs) we receive each fortnight for the Skilled Migrant Visa and Investor (Investor 2 category), and how many are selected for the application stage of the process.

The New Zealand Residence Programme

The New Zealand Residence Programme (NZRP) contains residence goals set by the New Zealand Government to meet New Zealand’s ongoing skills requirements and humanitarian commitments.

Skilled Migrant Category

Find out how many Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for a Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) visa we received, and how many were selected for the application stage of the process.

Resource library — New Zealand Residence Programme — SMC Fortnightly Selection Statistics

Alert

Expressions of Interest selections in Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) and Parent categories are suspended. This decision will be reviewed in 2021. 

Investor (Investor 2 category)

The Migrant Investor Category, Investor (Investor 2 category) EOI selection takes place every 2 weeks. Up to 25 applications with the highest points value are selected.

We must receive an EOI by 17:00 on the Friday before the draw. EOIs received after that time on Friday will be added to the draw after the one coming up. 

Resource library — New Zealand Residence Programme — Investor 2 Fortnightly Selection Statistics