Employ migrants

If you're thinking about recruiting overseas there's a lot to consider. Here's where you'll find information and resources to help you find, hire and retain migrant staff.

Hiring a migrant during COVID-19

Hiring a migrant during COVID-19

Find out what you need to do to hire a migrant, the visa options available, and how this is impacted by COVID-19 and changes to Essential Skills visas.

New employer accreditation and work visa

New employer accreditation and work visa

The Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) is a temporary work visa being introduced on 4 July 2022. You must be accredited to hire migrant workers on an AEWV.

Explore your options

Explore your options

Find out about how to employ migrants, the visa options available to bring them to New Zealand, and how to help them settle in when they get here.

Employer guides

Employer guides

When you recruit migrant employees there is a lot you need to learn about each other. Use these resources to plan your recruitment and prepare for the arrival of your new migrant employees.

Settle migrant staff

Settle migrant staff

Your guide for settling migrant staff into your workforce, and into life in New Zealand.