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 326KB

1015

Nov 2016

Application for Variation of Conditions or a Variation of Travel Conditions PDF 308KB

1020

Nov 2016

Working Holiday Scheme Second Work Visa Application  PDF 298KB

1223

Nov 2016

Performing Artists, Entertainers and Entertainment Industry Personnel Work Visa Application  PDF 742KB

1187

Nov 2016

 

General work visa guide

Guide name Guide number Date last updated

Work Visa Guide  PDF 319KB

1016

Nov 2016

 

Employment supplementary forms

Form name Form number Date last updated

Employer Supplementary Form - Work Visa Application  PDF 264KB

1113

Nov 2016

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

1091

Nov 2016

Sponsorship Form for Religious Workers  PDF 276KB

1190

July 2015

 

Forms and guides for partnership based work visas

Form name Form number Date last updated

Partnership-Based Temporary Visa Application  PDF 323KB

1198

Nov 2016

Form for Partners Supporting Partnership-Based Temporary Entry Applications PDF 292KB

1146

Mar 2015

Partnership-based Temporary Visa Guide  PDF 279KB

1199

Aug 2016

 

Nationality specific work visa forms and guides

Form name Form number Date last updated

Work Visa Application for China Skilled Work Instructions  PDF 329KB

1158

Nov 2016

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 305KB

1204

Nov 2016

Supplementary Form for Foreign Crew of a Fishing Vessel  PDF 649KB

1213

Dec 2012

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

1211

Dec 2012

SSE/WHE Work Visa Application  PDF 298KB

1153

Nov 2016

Formal Notification of Crew Deserter  PDF 620KB

1212

Dec 2012

Application to Work for a Recognised Seasonal Employer  PDF 492KB

1142

Dec 2015

Guide to Working for a Recognised Seasonal Employer PDF 262KB

1144

Dec 2015

 

Forms and guides for employers

Form name Form number Date last updated

Immigration Guide for Employers 

Online content

N/A

Employer Accreditation Application  PDF 530KB

1090

Nov 2016

Request for Approval in Principle to Recruit Overseas Workers  PDF 294KB

1112

Nov 2016

Application for Recognised Seasonal Employer Status  PDF 516KB

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 268KB

1145

Dec 2014

Entertainment Industry Accreditation Application  PDF 514KB

1197

Nov 2016

Employer Supplementary Form - Work Visa Application  PDF 264KB

1113

Nov 2016

Labour Hire Employer Accreditation Application PDF 352KB

1227

Nov 2016