About this visa Second or Subsequent Resident Visa

You may be eligible for a Second or Subsequent Resident Visa if you held a New Zealand Resident Visa that has expired. Your eligibility will depend on how long it’s been since your Resident Visa expired and your commitment to New Zealand before that.

Overview

Indefinitely


All Visa Conditions

With this visa you can

  • Live, work, study in New Zealand.
  • Include your partner, and dependent children aged 24 and under, in your visa application - if you included them in your original residence application.

Things to note

  • There are special provisions for partners of New Zealand citizens, and for residents seconded overseas as part of their New Zealand employment.
  • You must apply for this visa before travelling to New Zealand.

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

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