About this visa Child of a Worker Visitor Visa

If you have a work visa, your dependent children who are 19 and under can join you in New Zealand. While they’re visiting here, they can enjoy New Zealand’s scenery, culture, and friendly people.

Overview

For the same time allowed by your work visa

19 and under


All Visa 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

  • Some work visa holders are not eligible to support applications for this visa.
  • You can apply for visas for your children at the same time you apply for your work visa. Your children will only be granted visas after your own application is approved.
  • If you want your children to study for more than 3 months, they'll need student visas.

Find out if you are eligible to support your child's visa

Please check that you meet the detailed criteria before you apply for a visa or travel to New Zealand

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Child visa