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Essential Skills Work Visa – Importance of Advertising

Importance of advertising as part of labour market check? Most work visa applications in New Zealand are essential skills work visa applications.When assessing an application Immigration New Zealand (INZ) must be satisfied that there are no suitably qualified New Zealand citizens (or residence class visa holders) available to do the work through a Labour Market … Continue reading Essential Skills Work Visa – Importance of Advertising

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Immigration Adviser/Lawyer of the Year Category

We are thrilled to announce that Vandana Rai, Director of Immigration Advisers New Zealand has been selected as one of the finalist in the Immigration Adviser/Lawyer of the Year and Hall of Fame category of awards of NZAMI that are announce once in two years.The significance of the awards that she has been nominated for … Continue reading Immigration Adviser/Lawyer of the Year Category

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International Students In New Zealand Affected By Bank Changes

As per Education New Zealand ( link provided below) Providers, agents and international students need to be aware that all banks in New Zealand are now required to collect additional information from international students before they can open an account in New Zealand. As a result of the Global Tax Information Reporting and Anti Money … Continue reading International Students In New Zealand Affected By Bank Changes

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Why is Immigration declining almost 50% of WD1: Post Study Work Visa (Employer Assisted) applications at Auckland Central office?

Why are so many Post Study Work Visa (Employer Assisted) applications of International students being declined in Auckland, New Zealand? Concerns Identified resulting into declined applications As per the media reports there has been a sudden spike in the number of applications declined, which had been lodged under Post Study Employer Assisted Work Visa category. … Continue reading Why is Immigration declining almost 50% of WD1: Post Study Work Visa (Employer Assisted) applications at Auckland Central office?

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Advisory for Student’s Partners & Agents to get a Positive Outcome from INZ

There has been a flood of character concerns that have been raised by Immigration New Zealand (INZ), Delhi Branch, in context of partners of First Time Student Visa (FSV) holders from India,who have displayed remarkable gullibility and naivety in lodgement of their visitor/work visa applications. Both these words suggest that these applicants have been victimised,however while a naive … Continue reading Advisory for Student’s Partners & Agents to get a Positive Outcome from INZ

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Advisory for Student Visa Holders in New Zealand

Please be advised that most students who had come to New Zealand on Two Year Diploma, and are filing ONSHORE second year student visa,  are being questioned by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) on the evidence of funds,which they are providing in context of the commitment that they had earlier given with their OFFSHORE student visa applications. It is for your information that … Continue reading Advisory for Student Visa Holders in New Zealand

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Need to Align ENZ and INZ Policies

While going through an Immigration New Zealand (INZ) update that was presented by Celia Coombes, Sector Relationship Manager (Education) during ITENZ Conference 2015,I came to know about the rebalance strategy that was underway in the international student markets of China, India, Chile, Malaysia, Germany and South Korea. One could not help but marvel at hard work put … Continue reading Need to Align ENZ and INZ Policies

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Immigration New Zealand Takes Action On Students Breaching Visa Conditions

Several news report items as well as a communique of Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand (ITENZ) conveys that INZ has prioritised for deportation Indian nationals that are: Unlawfully in New Zealand or In breach of their visa conditions and Outside of the appeal period to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal. Due to the investigative work undertaken … Continue reading Immigration New Zealand Takes Action On Students Breaching Visa Conditions

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Advisory For Offshore Education Agents,New Zealand Education Providers, Employers, Recruiters and Travel Agents

Internal Administration Circulars (IAC) of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) provide information for immigration staff on procedural and process issues.They generally provide clarity of the instructions contained within the INZ Operational Manual. Few of the important points of INZ Internal Administration Circular No 16/02 regarding Immigration Advice are reproduced here for your easy comprehension. When can a person who is … Continue reading Advisory For Offshore Education Agents,New Zealand Education Providers, Employers, Recruiters and Travel Agents

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Is Education New Zealand Brand Under Threat?

Introduction New Zealand is a trade dependent economy, and international education sector is a significant contributor that helps Government of New Zealand earn its way in the world. As given out in the Education New Zealand (ENZ) statement of intent, which was published in 2012, the Government had given the New Zealand international education industry … Continue reading Is Education New Zealand Brand Under Threat?

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