About this visa Silver Fern Job Search Work Visa

This visa is for highly skilled young people who want to live and work in New Zealand long-term. To apply, you’ll need to have the right qualifications, and genuinely intend to look for skilled employment once in New Zealand. If you’re able to find long-term skilled employment, you may be able to apply for residence under the Skilled Migrant Category.

Overview

9 months

20-35 years

300 per year


All Visa Conditions

With this visa you can

  • Come to New Zealand to look for skilled employment.
  • Work for any employer in any occupation in New Zealand.

Things to note

  • Places fill up very quickly, so it’s a good idea to apply as soon as you can on the opening date.
  • You can only apply online, and while there are still places available.
  • You can't include a partner or dependent children in your visa application.

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

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