Information about United Kingdom Working Holiday Visa

You can apply for this visa if you are 18 to 30 years old and a citizen of the United Kingdom. This visa allows you to work and study in New Zealand for a short amount of time.

Overview

12-23 months

18-30 years

Unlimited


All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Choose to apply for a 12 or 23 month visa.
  • Work in New Zealand for up to 12 months.
  • Study or train for up to 6 months in total.

Things to note

  • You can’t accept a permanent job.
  • If you apply for a 23-month visa, you must provide a General Medical Certificate.
  • If you choose a 12-month visa and decide you want to stay longer, you can apply later for the balance of the 23-month period.
  • You can’t bring children with you on a working holiday. If you have a partner who wants to come to New Zealand, they’ll need to apply for their own visa.

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Working Holiday Visas