Information about Guardian of a Student Visitor Visa

If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child who is in New Zealand on a student visa you can apply for this visa to live with and care for your child.


Valid for the same time as the student visa of the student you are accompanying

Child must be 17 or under

All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Visit New Zealand to live with and care for your child.

Things to note

  • We’ll only grant this visa to one parent or legal guardian at any one time, even if you have more than one child studying in New Zealand.
  • If you want to bring your partner or other dependent children with you, they’ll need their own visas.

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