About this visa Guardian of a Student Visitor Visa

Parents and legal guardians can visit New Zealand to live with and care for their children who are in New Zealand on a student visa.


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

All Visa 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.

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

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Visitor visa