FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ’S): STUDENT VISA WITH NEW ZEALAND IN SHUT DOWN MODE DUE TO COVID -19 As all of you are aware, due to the circumstances arising out of Covid-19, New Zealand is now in a state of National Emergency, and at Alert Level 4. The country has shut down, apart from essential services. … Continue reading New Zealand student visa – Get your answers to COVID-19 related concerns
Question by Visa Officer Why have you chosen your course, and how is it related to your qualification / work experience that you already have ? Tip 1 – Why is the visa officer asking this question? Before you proceed to answer this critical question, you will do well to appreciate that the visa officer … Continue reading Seven Invaluable Tips – Student Visa Interview
What is Essential Skills Demand List (ESID), and what it means to have your occupation on the Shortage Lists in New Zealand? As per the Immigration New Zealand (INZ) website, New Zealand competes internationally for skilled workers. Workers with skills on the Essential Skills Demand List (ESID) usually find it easier to apply for temporary … Continue reading What it means to have your occupation on the Shortage Lists in New Zealand
We know that when it comes to hiring an employee, a genuine employer getssleepless nights due to the complications of the process involved.This sometimes discourages an employer to go through the process and hirea suitable candidate who could take the business to next level.Immigration Advisers New Zealand understands the process involved down tothe last detail
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
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
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
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?
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
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