Information about Partner of a New Zealander Visitor Visa

This visa allows you to visit New Zealand if you have a partner who is a New Zealand citizen or resident.


Up to 24 months

All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Join your partner.
  • Explore New Zealand as a visitor.
  • Study for up to 3 months.

Things to note

  • You can’t work in New Zealand on a Visitor Visa.
  • You can only have this visa for 2 years, but before it expires you can apply for residence based on your partnership.

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