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.

Accreditation for the AEWV

Accreditation for the AEWV

Employers can get accreditation to use the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) to hire migrants on visas for up to 3 years. You must pay at least the NZ median wage, unless the role is on an exemption list, and show that you cannot find suitable New Zealanders first.

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.

Hiring a migrant

Hiring a migrant

Find out what you need to do to hire a migrant and the visa options available.

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.