About this visa Work Exchange Scheme Work Visa

This visa allows people to work in New Zealand as part of an approved work exchange scheme. You’ll need to provide a letter of acceptance from the scheme organiser when you apply.

Overview

Up to 12 months, unless your work exchange scheme has a special arrangement with us

Up to 1000 places each year


All Visa Conditions

With this visa you can

  • Do paid work in New Zealand as part of an approved work exchange scheme.
  • Stay in accommodation provided by your work exchange scheme organiser.

Things to note

  • You can't include a partner or dependent children in your visa application, but they can apply for visas based on their relationship to you if your work exchange scheme allows partners and children to accompany participants.

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