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Entertainer and Performer Work Visa New Zealand

You can apply for an Entertainer and Performer Work Visa if you want to work on a film, video or production in New Zealand and have the particular skills that New Zealand’s entertainment industry does not have.

  • With this Entertainers Work Visa, you can work in the entertainment, music, film or television industries in New Zealand for the time requested to do the work.
  • You can only work for the specific employer or production you mentioned in your visa application.
  • Your parent or legal guardian will need to sign your application in case you are under 18 years of age.
  • Your partner & dependent children cannot be included in your entertainer’s visa application. They can apply for their separate visa based on their relationship with you.

To find out how to apply for a visa under this category, contact us at contact@nzimmigration.info or call +64 09 3790219.

FAQ’s

An arts or music festival hosted in New Zealand that has been formally approved by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). For INZ to ‘approve’ a festival, its organiser must submit a formal proposal showing that the festival has been hosted in New Zealand for three or more years and that ten or more overseas performers and/or support crew will participate in the festival.

A high-end music act is a music act promoted in New Zealand by a music promoter on Immigration New Zealand’s approved music promoters list. To be added to the list, you must submit your proposal to INZ. Your proposal must demonstrate that your organisation has a credible track record of promoting international music performers in New Zealand in the past three years. INZ works with entertainment promoters to simplify the visa application process. As a result, performers and direct support staff of short-term live entertainment acts promoted by an ‘approved promoter’ can enter New Zealand as visitors.

To apply for an Entertainers Work Visa in New Zealand, you will need to provide evidence that you are eligible to be granted the visa. This includes proof of agreement with a New Zealand company, evidence of your qualifications as an entertainer, and other applicable documents. Once this evidence is submitted, applicants have approximately 28 days to get a decision on their application. Additionally, applicants must meet the character requirements outlined by Immigration New Zealand in order to be successful in the visa application process.

Yes, musicians who wish to perform in New Zealand are required to apply for a Work Visa for Entertainers. This type of visa is intended to help companies bring in the best talent from around the world on a short-term basis. The application process requires proof of agreement with a New Zealand company, evidence of qualifications as an entertainer, and other applicable documents. Please note that you cannot include your partner or dependent children in your visa application, but they can apply for visas based on their relationship with you.

Musicians looking to perform in New Zealand are required to apply for a Work Visa for Entertainers. This is the most suitable visa type for musicians and other entertainers who wish to work temporarily in New Zealand. Applicants must provide evidence such as proof of agreement with a New Zealand company, evidence of qualifications as an entertainer, and other applicable documents. Once this evidence is submitted, applicants have approximately 28 days to get a decision on their application. Additionally, applicants must meet the character requirements outlined by Immigration New Zealand in order to be successful in the visa application process.

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