Information about Victims of Family Violence Resident Visa

You can apply for this visa if you have experienced family violence from a New Zealand citizen or resident. It allows you to live and work in New Zealand permanently.



All conditions

With this visa you can

  • Live, work and study in New Zealand.

Things to note

  • You can apply if you were in a relationship with a New Zealand citizen or resident visa holder that ended due to family violence.
  • You must show that you are unable to return to your home country.
  • You can include dependent children, aged 24 and under, in your visa application.
  • You do not have to pay application costs for applications under this category.

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