Visa to Work

Getting a Work Visa in New Zealand

New Zealand is a fantastic country to live and work in but you need a work visa to do so. Work VisaYou might be able to get a Visa to work if you have a job offer because your skills are currently needed in NZ, i.e. the employer you are going to work for must have tried and failed to find a New Zealander to do the job. You may also get a Visa to work if you’re coming for a particular work-related purpose or you’ve been studying but would now like to work. You might also be able to get a Visa for working if your partner’s here. If successful you can also come to New Zealand to work.

Each visa has different criteria and different application processes. You can find out more about the various visas that let you work in New Zealand on our website. Alternatively, you can contact us to speak directly to one of our advisers. Call today on 09 3790219.

An overview of various types of Working Visas is below:

Silver Fern Work Instruction
International / Humanitarian Stream
Special Work Streams
  • Horticulture and Viticulture Seasonal Work
  • Foreign Crew of Fishing Vessels
  • Religious Worker