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SSE & RSE Work Visa Updates

SSE & RSE Work Visa Updates

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has made changes to Supplementary Seasonal Employment (SSE) and Recognised Seasonal Employment (RSE) work visa instructions. These changes are effective 13 March 2022.

Supplementary Seasonal Employment (SSE)

The following changes have been made for those who apply for an SSE work visa on or before 31 December 2022:

  • Previous work visa holders will be allowed to apply for a SSE and
  • Evidence of onward travel, medical and police certificates will not be required and
  • Will require an offer of employment from an eligible employer and
  • Expansion on who is considered an eligible employer for an SSE applicant

The above instructions replace the ones agreed to in 2020 for applications submitted on or before 31 June 2021. Changes to health and character instructions are still being made.

Recognised Seasonal Employment (RSE)

The cap limit for RSE applications that can be granted has been increased from 14,000 to 16,000 for the remaining 2021-22 season.

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.

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