Hire a candidate

Explore the visa options and employer schemes available to hire a candidate, and the steps to support a candidate's application.

Check a candidate's visa status

Check a candidate's visa status

VisaView allows you to check whether a migrant can work for you, including the conditions of the visa, and the date of expiry.

Support a candidate's visa application

Support a candidate's visa application

As an employer, you'll want to help your potential employees through the visa application process, so they can start working at your business. Learn more about how to support visa applications.

Options for repeat/high-volume hiring

Options for repeat/high-volume hiring

If you frequently hire migrants or have many positions to fill, there are several options for streamlining the visa application process.

Hiring in Canterbury and Queenstown

Hiring in Canterbury and Queenstown

Information for New Zealand employers looking to recruit workers for a role in Canterbury or Queenstown.

Finding and hiring workers overseas

Finding and hiring workers overseas

Hiring migrants from overseas presents unique challenges. Here you’ll find tips on how to go about hiring overseas and some things to watch out for.

Hiring a migrant who is already in New Zealand

Hiring a migrant who is already in New Zealand

Before offering a job to a migrant who is already in New Zealand, you must check that the conditions of their visa allow them to work.

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