About this visa Partner of a Student Work Visa

This visa allows partners of Student visa holders, who are in New Zealand studying towards a Level 7 or 8 qualification on our Long Term Skill Shortage List, or a Level 9 or 10 qualification, to work in New Zealand.

Overview

For the same time as your partner’s student visa


All visa conditions

With this visa you can

  • Join 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.

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