About this visa Partner of a New Zealander Work Visa

This visa will allow you to join your partner in New Zealand. You’ll be able to get a job, and in your free time, enjoy New Zealand’s scenery, adventure, culture and friendly people.

Overview

If you’ve been living with your partner for a year or more, up to 2 years, otherwise up to a year


All Visa Conditions

With this visa you can

  • Come to New Zealand with your partner.
  • Work in New Zealand.
  • Study for up to 3 months.

Things to note

  • You don’t need to have a New Zealand job offer to apply.
  • You can't include dependent children in your visa application, but they can apply for visas based on their relationship to you.

Dependent children

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

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