Information about Partner of a Worker Work Visa

This visa allows you to work in New Zealand while your partner is here on a work visa.


For the same time as your partner’s work visa

All conditions

With this visa you can

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

Things to note

  • Some work visa holders are not eligible to support applications for this visa.
  • 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.

Bringing family if you have a work visa

Dependent children

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Partner visa