Information about Occupational Registration Visitor Visa

This visa allows you to come or stay in New Zealand to get New Zealand occupational registration.


Up to 3 months

18 years or older

All conditions

With this visa you can

Things to note

  • Any training you do as part of your occupational registration must take less than 3 months.
  • If your occupational registration training will take more than 3 months, you’ll need to apply for a student visa.
  • Nurses from the Philippines who have a job offer from a District Health Board and have been accepted for the Nursing Council's Competence Assessment Programme should apply for a Specific Purpose Work Visa instead.

Specific Purpose Work Visa

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