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How long will my Student Visa be valid for, if granted?

In most cases, the length of the visa depends on the length of your course.

However, certain personal circumstances may affect the length of your visa as well.

Most common one is your passport expiry date - your student visa will have to expire before your passport does. If you are in this situation, you will have to renew your passport and then apply for a new student visa, if you wish to continue studying.

The length of your Student Visa could also be effected by the amount of funds that you show with your application to support yourself while studying in New Zealand.

Student Visa information