Information about Post Study Work Visa (open)

This visa has been replaced by a Post-study work visa which is for all recent graduates who have successfully completed their qualification in New Zealand. If you already hold a Post Study Work Visa (open) you can apply for the new Post-study work visa before your current visa expires.

Overview

1, 2 or 3 years with a new Post-study work visa

How long you can work on a Post-study work visa


All conditions

You can

  • You can work in almost any job for any employer in New Zealand.

Things to note

  • New applicants
    From 26 November 2018 you can apply for a Post-study work visa that lets you work for any employer in NZ for 1, 2 or 3 years.
    Post-study work visa
  • Current visa holders
    If you already have a Post Study Work Visa (open), you can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 2 years.
    Changing a Post Study Work Visa

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