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WF4.5 Partners of holders of student visas who are supported by the New Zealand scholarship programme administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  1. Partners of New Zealand scholarship students (see U11), may be granted a work visa valid for the duration of their partner's scholarship unless the scholarship student has been granted a student visa under any one of the following scholarship programmes:
    1. New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarships; or
    2. New Zealand English Language Training for Officials Scholarships.
  2. Applicants must provide a completed work visa application form, fee, immigration levy and meet the generic requirements at E4.5.5.
  3. Applicants under these instructions are not required to produce a job offer.
  4. Any work visas granted under these instructions may be endorsed with conditions that allow work for any employer.
  5. Applicants must have NZ$4,200 available for their maintenance during the period of stay in New Zealand.
  6. Partners of New Zealand scholarship students (see U11), are not eligible for a temporary entry class visa in the 2 year period following completion of the student's scholarship, unless they have written approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (with the exception of a short-term visitor visa).
  7. Despite (f) above, partners of New Zealand scholarship students who have completed Short Term Training Scholarships or English Language Training for Officials of less than six months in duration (see U11), are not eligible for a temporary entry class visa for one year following completion of the student's scholarship, unless they have written approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (with the exception of a short-term visitor visa).

Effective 13/05/2019

PREVIOUS IMMIGRATION INSTRUCTIONS

WF4.5 Partners of holders of student visas who are supported by the New Zealand Aid Programme (28/08/2017)

WF4.5 Partners of holders of student visas who are supported by the New Zealand Aid Programme (17/12/2015)

WF4.5 Partners of holders of student visas who are supported by the New Zealand Aid Programme (17/11/2014)

WF4.5 Partners of holders of student visas who are supported by the New Zealand Aid Programme (26/03/2012)

WF4.5 Partners of holders of student visas who are supported by the New Zealand Aid Programme (07/11/2011)

WF4.5 Partners of holders of student visas who are supported by the New Zealand Aid Programme (07/02/2011)

WF4.5 Partners of holders of student visas who are funded by the New Zealand Agency for International Development (NZAID) (29/11/2010)

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