I'm already here, my plans have changed

You may have made a significant journey to be here in New Zealand. And you will have discovered much and taken part in life here as a worker. But plans do change. Now that you’re here, you may have questions about visas or about changing your situation.

Change of plan

If your situation or plans have changed – you want to stay longer, or change jobs – find out how your work visa is affected.

My situation has changed

Become a resident

If you want to live in New Zealand permanently, see the options for becoming a resident.

Explore your options to becoming a resident