Visa options for hiring migrants

Find out what visa options are available for hiring migrants.

Accredited Employer Work Visa

You 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.

Accreditation for AEWV

Other options for hiring migrants

Find out what other visa options are available that allow migrants to work in New Zealand.

Visas that allow you to work in New Zealand