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E2.35 Who must be granted a temporary entry class visa

See also Immigration Act 2009 ss 122, 190, 210(1)(b), 216(1)(b)

The following classes of people must be granted a temporary entry class visa:

  1. people who are in New Zealand and who are not immediately granted a residence class visa in reliance on section 190(2)(a) of the Immigration Act 2009 where the Tribunal has reversed a decision not to grant an application for a residence class visa, a temporary entry class visa of no less than 6 months must be granted; or
  2. people in relation to whom the Tribunal has declined an appeal against liability for deportation but has ordered the grant of a temporary entry class visa under section 216(1)(6), for a period not exceeding 12 months; and
  3. people in relation to whom the Tribunal has allowed an appeal against deportation from New Zealand under section 210(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 and has directed the grant of a temporary entry class visa, for a period not exceeding 12 months subject to such conditions, if any, the Tribunal sees fit; or
  4. subject to sections 15 and 16 of the Immigration Act 2009, where the holder of a temporary entry class visa departs New Zealand for another country, and:
    1. before arriving in any other country is forced to return, or returns to New Zealand by reason of any emergency affecting the craft, or because of any other emergency or circumstances beyond the person’s control; and
    2. the person’s visa has expired, or is due to expire, at any time between the person’s departure from New Zealand and the date 14 days after the person’s return to New Zealand

    an immigration officer, must on application by the person, grant him or her a temporary entry class visa (current until a date not earlier than the 14th day following that return) and entry permission.

Effective 29/11/2010

IN THIS SECTION

E2.1 People to whom a visa waiver applies

E2.3 Australian temporary visa holders to whom a temporary visa waiver applies (to 06/04/2015)

E2.5 Who needs a temporary entry class visa to travel to and be in New Zealand

E2.10 Who may apply for a temporary visa

E2.15 Who may not apply for a temporary visa to be in New Zealand

E2.20 Special directions

E2.25 Immigration officers to act in accordance with special direction

E2.30 Who may apply for a limited visa

E2.40 Who is not eligible for a temporary entry class visa (to 25/09/2023)

E2.45 Eligibility for visa pending liability for deportation

E2.50 Restrictions on the grant of temporary entry class visas for students holding a New Zealand scholarship administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and their dependants

E2.55 Restriction on the grant of visas to Grace Mugabe, the wife of the late Robert Mugabe, former President of Zimbabwe

E2.60 Restrictions on the grant of a visa to certain groups as designated by the United Nations Security Council

E2.65 Ban on the grant of visas to leading members of the Government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) including Serbia and their supporters

E2.70 Ban on the grant of visas to individuals named on the list held at Z8 (to 03/04/2014)

E2.75 Ban on the grant of visas to individuals associated with the December 2006 Fiji coup (to 03/04/2014)

E2.80 Ban on the grant of work visas to Fijian citizens for the purpose of taking up work of a temporary seasonal nature (to 03/04/2014)

E2.85 Sporting contacts with Fiji (to 06/10/2013)

E2.90 Sporting contacts with Zimbabwe (to 25/08/2014)

E2.95 Temporary entry class visas deemed to be held

E2.100 Ban on the grant of visas to leading members of the Syrian regime

E2.105 Ban on the grant of visas to individuals associated with the Ukraine crisis

E2.110 Ban on the grant of visas with work rights to DPRK nationals

E2.115 Ban on the grant of visas to Russian individuals expelled from certain countries for activities incompatible with their diplomatic status

E2.120 Ban on the grant of visas to certain Saudi Arabian individuals

E2.125 Ban on the grant of visas to certain Tatmadaw and other individuals identified as being involved in or associated with the military’s seizure of power in Myanmar in 2021 or otherwise responsible for human rights violations in Myanmar

E2.130 Ban on the grant of visas to certain Belarusian individuals linked to the Lukashenko regime

E2.135 Ban on the grant of visas to certain Iranian individuals

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