Information about Child of a Worker Visitor Visa

If you have a work visa your dependent children can visit you in New Zealand with this visa and study for up to 3 months. They must be 19 years old and under.


For the same time allowed by your work 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

  • 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.

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