Information about Japan Working Holiday Visa

This visa helps young people from Japan come to New Zealand. You can apply for this visa if you’re a citizen of Japan 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 months

18-30 years

Unlimited


All conditions

You can

  • Work in New Zealand for up to 12 months.
  • Study or train for up to 6 months in total.

Things to note

  • You can only apply for a Working Holiday Visa online.
  • You can’t accept a permanent job.
  • 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