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 307KB

1015

August 2017

Application for Variation of Conditions or a Variation of Travel Conditions PDF 292KB

1020

August 2017

Working Holiday Scheme Second Work Visa Application  PDF 279KB

1223

August 2017

Performing Artists, Entertainers and Entertainment Industry Personnel Work Visa Application  PDF 709KB

1187

May 2017

 

General work visa guide

Guide name Guide number Date last updated

Work Visa Guide  PDF 296KB

1016

August 2017

 

Employment supplementary forms

Form name Form number Date last updated

Employer Supplementary Form - Work Visa Application  PDF 257KB

1113

August 2017

Talent (Arts, Culture and Sport) Sponsorship  PDF 304KB

1091

Nov 2016

Sponsorship Form for Religious Workers  PDF 296KB

1190

May 2017

 

Forms and guides for partnership based work visas

Form name Form number Date last updated

Partnership-Based Temporary Visa Application  PDF 301KB

1198

August 2017

Form for Partners Supporting Partnership-Based Temporary Entry Applications PDF 272KB

1146

May 2017

Partnership-based Temporary Visa Guide  PDF 264KB

1199

August 2017

 

Nationality specific work visa forms and guides

Form name Form number Date last updated

Work Visa Application for China Skilled Work Instructions  PDF 306KB

1158

August 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 335KB

1220

Nov 2014

 

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 279KB

1204

May 2017

Supplementary Form for Foreign Crew of a Fishing Vessel  PDF 301KB

1213

May 2017

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

1211

Dec 2012

SSE/WHE Work Visa Application  PDF 281KB

1153

May 2017

Formal Notification of Crew Deserter  PDF 620KB

1212

Dec 2012

Application to Work for a Recognised Seasonal Employer  PDF 508KB

1142

May 2017

Guide to Working for a Recognised Seasonal Employer PDF 261KB

1144

August 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 480KB

1090

August 2017

Request for Approval in Principle to Recruit Overseas Workers  PDF 282KB

1112

May 2017

Application for Recognised Seasonal Employer Status  PDF 616KB

1140

Nov 2016

Supplementary Seasonal Employment Approval in Principle  PDF 314KB

1167

Nov 2016

Application for an ATR under RSE Instructions  PDF 952KB

1141

Nov 2016

Guide to Becoming a Recognised Seasonal Employer PDF 262KB

1145

May 2017

Entertainment Industry Accreditation Application  PDF 475KB

1197

May 2017

Employer Supplementary Form - Work Visa Application  PDF 257KB

1113

August 2017

Labour Hire Employer Accreditation Application PDF 310KB

1227

May 2017