Parent Resident Visa Expression of Interest form

Use this form to register online for the Parent Resident Visa ballot.

Before you begin

Check the criteria and evidence requirements to see if you are eligible to submit a Parent Resident Visa Expression of Interest (EOI).

Parent Resident Visa

Complete or save the form

Enter your details, or the details of the person you are submitting on behalf of.

You do not have to complete this form all at once. You can save what you have done at any time and come back later.

If you would like to print a copy of your EOI, right-click and select print. Select 'save as PDF' as the destination to save a copy to your device. You can only print a copy before you submit your form.

Submit your EOI

To submit your EOI to the ballot, complete the form, select 'submit' and pay the fee.


You must pay the fee when you submit your EOI. If you do not pay the fee within 7 days your EOI will not go into the Parent Category Resident Visa ballot. You will have to submit another one if you still want to enter the ballot.

EOI fee

The fee to submit an EOI into the Parent Category Resident Visa Ballot is NZD$430.

After submitting your EOI, you can pay with a Visa or Mastercard debit or credit card.


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