What we do

We work with international organisations and industry partners to improve border security and make immigration easier. We lead government strategy designed to help migrants settle in New Zealand.

Our strategies and projects

Our strategies and projects

Immigration New Zealand has strategies to help migrants make New Zealand their home and support them to participate in and contribute to all aspects of New Zealand life.

International cooperation

International cooperation

Immigration New Zealand cooperates with international organisations to improve border security, services to customers across countries, and resettlement for refugees.

Partnering with industry

Partnering with industry

We partner with industry groups, education providers, employers and businesses to make it easier for migrants to come to New Zealand.

Visa Application Centres

Visa Application Centres

We have visa applicant centres around the world where you can post or drop your visa application and passport.

Welcoming Communities

Welcoming Communities

Welcoming Communities is a programme led by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) in partnership with the Ministry of Ethnic Communities and the Human Rights Commission. Welcoming Communities works towards healthier, happier and more productive communities by welcoming newcomers into the local community.

Refugee Advisory Panel

Refugee Advisory Panel

We are working in partnership with Refugees Seeking Equal Access at the Table (R-SEAT) and Centre for Asia Pacific Refugee Studies (CAPRS) to set up a refugee advisory panel.