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INZ – Expanded Border Exceptions and Introduced New Ones

INZ - Expanded Border Exceptions and Introduced New Ones

Immigration New Zealand has made some changes to the immigration instructions effective 11.59 pm on 12 April 2022.

  • The existing approved class of work border exceptions has been expanded for meat processors & dairy farmworkers. A new class exception has been created for forestry & ski workers.
Class of Worker Number of workers Allowed
Meat processors Up to 650
Assistant Dairy Farm Manager/ 2IC managerial roles & Dairy Herd Manager Up to 800
Silviculture forestry worker Up to 300
Wood processors & manufacturers Up to 280
Seasonal ski workers Up to 275
  • A new individual class border exception has been created for foreign officials & their immediate adult family members from visa-required countries of diplomats
  • FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifier 2023 has been added to the Government-approved event list
  • Invitation to Apply (ITA) has been reduced for the 5000students and 250 Manaaki Scholarship student class exceptions. The application must be made within one month of the ITA date.
  • Grant of two-year visas has been approved for applicants under the Ukraine Special Visas scheme where the holder’s passport has or is about to expire

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 contact@nzimmigration.info or call on +64 09 3790219.

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