Information about Second or Subsequent Resident Visa

Apply for this visa if you had a New Zealand resident visa that has expired. Your eligibility will depend on the length of time since your visa expired and your commitment to New Zealand before that.



All 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.

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