Explore options

New Zealand has a range of visas. Explore the options to see if there's a visa that's right for you.

Visit New Zealand

Visit New Zealand

You can visit New Zealand as a tourist, to see family and friends, or to do business. Here you can also explore your visa options in this section.

Study in New Zealand

Study in New Zealand

See if studying in New Zealand is an option for you. Explore and compare visas side by side.

Work in New Zealand

Work in New Zealand

Find out what working in New Zealand is like and how New Zealanders approach work. You can also explore and compare your visa options.

Live permanently in New Zealand

Live permanently in New Zealand

New Zealanders believe life is for living. It's about balancing a good day's work with time for family and friends. Explore the new life that you and your family could enjoy in New Zealand.

Join or bring family to New Zealand

Join or bring family to New Zealand

We have a range of visas to help partners, dependent children and parents of New Zealand citizens, residents and visa holders to join family here. It's also important to us that you have the tools you need to help settle into New Zealand life as best as you can.

Start a business or invest in New Zealand

Start a business or invest in New Zealand

Business and investor visas allow people who can contribute to New Zealand’s economy to live in New Zealand. You can do this by investing in New Zealand business or government, or if you have the right business experience, by buying or setting-up your own business in New Zealand.