The Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) will open to applicants on 4 July 2022. The AEWV is a new temporary work visa that will replace the Essential Skills Work Visa and Talent (Accredited Employer) Work Visa.
The last day for applying for an Essential Skills Work Visa is 3 July 2022. Employers must get accredited under the new system in order to hire migrant workers for up to 3 years on the AEWV. Applications for employer accreditation on 23 May 2022.
To know about the requirements for employer accreditation, click here.
As the second step in the 3-step process for hiring migrant workers, accredited employers must apply for a job check.
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In order to hire temporary migrant workers on the AEWV, the New Zealand employer must submit a job check.
An employer can include more than one role in the job check if:
If the terms of work vary between roles, separate job checks will be required. A job check approval will expire after 6 months.
Those accredited employers who pass the job check can then ask the migrant worker to apply for an AEWV from 4 July 2022.
Some roles that are exempt from the median wage threshold are in the construction & infrastructure, care workforce and tourism & hospitality sectors. More information about the exemption can be found here.
The recently improved Immigration Online system must be used for making job check applications.
The benefits of using the enhanced system include:
Get in touch with Immigration Advisors New Zealand Ltd, which provides up-to-date immigration information so you can consider opportunities and prepare yourself for the future. To know all the required procedures, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on +64 09 3790219
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