About this visa USA Working Holiday Visa

This visa helps young people from the United States of America (USA) come to New Zealand. You can apply for this visa if you’re a citizen of the USA and you have at least NZ $4,200 to live on during your stay. While you’re here, you can study and work while you enjoy your holiday.

Overview

12 months

18-30 years

Places are unlimited


All Visa Conditions

With this visa you can

  • Work in New Zealand for up to 12 months.
  • Study or train for up to 6 months in total.

Things to note

  • You can only apply for a Working Holiday Visa online.
  • You can’t accept a permanent job.
  • 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.

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

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Working Holiday Visas