Information about Child of a Student Visitor Visa

Your dependent children can join you while you study in New Zealand. As visitors, they can enjoy New Zealand’s scenery, adventure, culture, and friendly people.


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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Child visa