Information about Canada Working Holiday Visa

This visa helps young people from Canada come to New Zealand. You can apply for this visa if you’re a citizen of Canada and you have at least NZ $4,200 to live on during your stay. While you’re here, you can study and work while you enjoy your holiday.

Overview

12-23 months

18-35 years


All conditions

You can

  • Choose to apply for a 12 or 23 month visa.
  • Work in New Zealand for up to 23 months, depending on the length of the visa you apply for.
  • Study or train for up to 6 months in total.

Things to note

  • You can’t accept a permanent job.
  • If you apply for a 23-month visa, you must provide a General Medical Certificate.
  • If you choose a 12-month visa and decide you want to stay longer, you can apply later for the balance of the 23-month period.
  • You can’t bring children with you on a working holiday. If you have a partner who wants to come to New Zealand, they’ll need to apply for their own visa.

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Working Holiday Visas