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Looking to move to New Zealand with your partner? The Partnership Based Visa might be the route for you! With this visa, you and your partner can apply to live and work in New Zealand together. Start planning your adventure today. Take the first step towards your new life today.

What is a Partnership Visa?

If your partner holds a temporary New Zealand visa,i.e. a student visa or a work visa, or is a New Zealand resident or citizen, then an NZ partnership based visa will enable you to join your partner in New Zealand.

For more information about Partnership Based Visas, check out this informative link.

Partnership Visa NZ Requirements

To be eligible to apply for a partnership visa NZ, you must show that you have lived together for a sufficient period of time to demonstrate that your relationship is genuine, stable and credible.

To know about the evidence required for a partner visa NZ, click here

Partnership Visa NZ Cost

Immigration New Zealand sets the visa fee, and it keeps on changing from time to time. To know the partnervisa fee click here.

Partnership Visa NZ Processing Time

Visa processing takes time. There is no fixed timeline.  Click here to know the NZ visa processing times.

Its best to consult a Licensed Immigration Adviser and submit a decision-ready application with just the right evidence to avoid unnecessary processing delays.

Types of Partnership Visa NZ

A New Zealand family visa will enable you to bring your partner and dependent children to New Zealand, provided certain immigration requirements are met. There are various types of NZ partnership visas –

For partners –


For dependent children –


Applying for a NZ partnership visa on your own can be intimidating. Not providing the right evidence may lead to your NZ family visa application being declined. Click here to know the reasons why a partnership visa NZ gets declined.

It is advisable to engage the services of a Licensed Immigration Adviser, like Immigration Advisers New Zealand Ltd., to guide you on the right path and avoid disappointment when applying for a New Zealand family visa category.

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 [email protected] or call on +64 09 3790219.


The processing time for a partnership visa in New Zealand can vary depending on the individual circumstances of each case. The processing timeline may change depending on factors such as the application's completeness, the case's complexity, and the volume of applications being processed by INZ. It is recommended that applicants check the estimated processing times on the official INZ website for the most up-to-date information.

A partner visa is usually granted in line with the supporting partner’s visa. However, if the supporting partner is a NZ resident or citizen, the partner may be granted a 12 months or 24 months visa depending on the period of living together.


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