Staying for a graduation ceremony after your studies

You can stay for your graduation ceremony if you have a valid visa. There are 2 visa options, but you must apply before your current visa expires.

Apply for a Post Study Work Visa

You can apply for a Post Study Work Visa to work here for up to 3 years. How long your visa is for depends on the qualification you completed in New Zealand. 

Post Study Work Visa

Apply for a visitor visa

You can apply to stay for up to 9 months on a visitor visa.

Visitor visa