Work forms and guides

Application forms and guides related to working in New Zealand. It is recommended that you read the associated guide first before you complete the form.

General work visa forms

Form name Form number Date last updated

Work Visa Application - Online (recommended)

Online

 

Work Visa Application PDF 310KB

1015

November 2017

Application for Variation of Conditions or a Variation of Travel Conditions PDF 290KB

1020

November 2017

Working Holiday Scheme Second Work Visa Application  PDF 282KB

1223

November 2017

Performing Artists, Entertainers and Entertainment Industry Personnel Work Visa Application  PDF 710KB

1187

November 2017

 

General work visa guide

Guide name Guide number Date last updated

Work Visa Guide  PDF 299KB

1016

November 2017

 

Employment supplementary forms

Form name Form number Date last updated

Employer Supplementary Form - Work Visa Application  PDF 258KB

1113

November 2017

Talent (Arts, Culture and Sport) Sponsorship  PDF 280KB

1091

November 2017

Sponsorship Form for Religious Workers  PDF 292KB

1190

November 2017

 

Forms and guides for partnership based work visas

Form name Form number Date last updated

Partnership-Based Temporary Visa Application  PDF 304KB

1198

November 2017

Form for Partners Supporting Partnership-Based Temporary Entry Applications PDF 279KB

1146

November 2017

Partnership-based Temporary Visa Guide  PDF 266KB

1199

November 2017

 

Nationality specific work visa forms and guides

Form name Form number Date last updated

Work Visa Application for China Skilled Work Instructions  PDF 311KB

1158

November 2017

Supplementary Application Form for Chinese Visitors, Students and Workers PDF 306KB

1027

Dec 2013

Guide to Special China Temporary Class Visas  PDF 263KB

1157

Nov 2016

Supplementary Form for Hong Kong and Macau Visitors, Workers and Students  PDF 322KB

1220

November 2017

 

Recognised Seasonal Employer and Supplementary Seasonal Employment forms and guides 

Form name Form number Date last updated

Request for Approval in Principle to Recruit Foreign Crew of Fishing Vessels  PDF 282KB

1204

November 2017

Supplementary Form for Foreign Crew of a Fishing Vessel  PDF 285KB

1213

November 2017

Deed of Guarantee of Financial Obligations in Respect of Foreign Crew  PDF 635KB

1211

Dec 2012

SSE/WHE Work Visa Application  PDF 284KB

1153

November 2017

Formal Notification of Crew Deserter  PDF 240KB

1212

November 2017

Application to Work for a Recognised Seasonal Employer  PDF 506KB

1142

November 2017

Guide to Working for a Recognised Seasonal Employer PDF 262KB

1144

November 2017

 

Forms and guides for employers

Form name Form number Date last updated

Immigration Guide for Employers 

Online content

N/A

Employer Accreditation Application  PDF 484KB

1090

November 2017

Request for Approval in Principle to Recruit Overseas Workers  PDF 281KB

1112

November 2017

Application for Recognised Seasonal Employer Status  PDF 489KB

1140

November 2017

Supplementary Seasonal Employment Approval in Principle  PDF 290KB

1167

November 2017

Application for an ATR under RSE Instructions  PDF 498KB

1141

Nov 2016

Guide to Becoming a Recognised Seasonal Employer PDF 266KB

1145

November 2017

Entertainment Industry Accreditation Application  PDF 483KB

1197

November 2017

Employer Supplementary Form - Work Visa Application  PDF 258KB

1113

November 2017

Labour Hire Employer Accreditation Application PDF 324KB

1227

November 2017