About this visa Post Study Work Visa - Employer Assisted

This visa is for recent graduates who have successfully completed their qualification in New Zealand. To apply you’ll need to have an offer of full-time work in the same area as your qualification. If you’re granted this visa, it may provide a pathway for you to later apply for residence under our Skilled Migrant Category.


2 years (or 3 years if you're working towards occupational registration)

All Visa Conditions

With this visa you can

  • Work in the job you’ve been offered for the employer who offered it.
  • Get practical work experience in the same area as your qualification.

Things to note

  • You can be granted this visa more than once, but you’ll need to complete another acceptable qualification each time you apply.
  • You can't include a partner or dependent children in your visa application, but they can apply for visas based on their relationship to you.

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Work visa