Information about Working Holiday Extension Work Visa

People who are already in New Zealand on a Working Holiday Visa can make a one-off application to stay an extra 3 months if they have completed at least 3 months of seasonal work in the horticulture or viticulture industries. Seasonal work can include planting, maintaining, harvesting or packing crops. You don’t have to have a job offer to apply.

Overview

3 months


All conditions

You can

  • Stay in New Zealand for another 3 months.

Things to note

  • You can only be granted one Working Holiday Extension Visa.
  • Your seasonal work doesn’t need to be continuous or for the same employer.
  • You don’t have to have a job offer to apply.
  • If approved your extended visa will retain the same conditions as your initial Working Holiday Visa.

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