Getting your partner to support your online visa application

Your supporting partner must complete an online form showing they are an acceptable supporting partner.

Visas this information applies to

Culturally Arranged Marriage Visitor Visa

What your supporting partner must do

Sharing ID

Your supporting partner must give you their sharing ID before you can complete your application.

They need to:

  • log into Immigration Online using a RealMe account
  • give you the Sharing ID in their Immigration Online dashboard, and
  • confirm their email address.

How to create a RealMe account

Log into Immigration Online

Screen shot of Immigration Online showing a user's sharing ID.

What you must do

You need to:

  • log into Immigration Online using your RealMe account, and
  • complete your online application for a Visitor Visa.

You will be asked at the ‘Supporting documents’ section to enter your supporting partner's sharing ID, as well as their name and email address. Make sure these details are correct as we will email your supporting partner to ask them to complete a supporting partner form online.

Screenshot of immigration online showing the 'supporting partner' section. The user is being asked to input their supporting partner's name, email address and sharing ID.

What happens next

After you have applied for your visa we will email your supporting partner and tell them to log into the system and complete the form. We use the information in this form to decide if your supporting partner can meet their responsibilities for you while you are in New Zealand.