Information about Child of a Student Visitor Visa

Your dependent children can visit you while you study in New Zealand. They can study for up 3 months. Dependent children must be under 19 years old.


For the same time as your student visa.

19 and under

All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Have your children join you in New Zealand.
  • Send your children to school in New Zealand for up to 3 months.
  • Allow your children to explore New Zealand as visitors.

Things to note

  • You can apply for visas for your children at the same time you apply for your student visa. They’ll only be granted visas after we approve your own application.
  • If you want your children to study for more than 3 months, they’ll need student visas.

Bringing family if you have a student visa

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