E5.1 Definition of 'bona fide applicant'
A bona fide applicant for temporary entry is a person who:
- genuinely intends a temporary stay in New Zealand for a lawful purpose; and
- in the opinion of an immigration officer is not likely:
- to remain in New Zealand unlawfully; or
- to breach the conditions of any visa granted; or
- to be unable to leave or be deported from New Zealand (see E5.10).