Blogs

3 YEAR OPEN WORK VISA FOR DEGREE LEVEL 7 OR ABOVE STUDENTS!!

 

CONTACT OUR NEW ZEALAND LICENSED IMMIGRATION ADVISER ON +64210723325 (Mob/ Whatsapp) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

2 YEAR OPEN WORK VISA FOR NON DEGREE LEVEL 7 OR BELOW QUALIFICATION.

MOST OF THE STUDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY DOING A COURSE (LEVEL 4 - 10) IN NEW ZEALAND MAY APPLY FOR 3 YEAR OPEN WORK VISA AFTER THEIR COURSE.

STUDENTS ON 1 YEAR OPEN POST STUDY WORK VISA MAY APPLY FOR ANOTHER 2 YEAR OPEN WORK VISA.

CONTACT OUR NEW ZEALAND LICENSED IMMIGRATION ADVISER ON +64210723325 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

 

Major changes include:

-to remove the employer-assisted post-study work visas at all levels; -to provide a one-year post-study open work visa for students studying Level 4 - 6 and non-degree Level 7 qualifications, with an additional year for Graduate Diploma graduates who are working towards registration with a professional or trade body;

-to provide a two-year post-study open work visa for students studying Level 4 - 6 and non-degree Level 7 qualifications outside Auckland, provided study is completed by December 2021, at which point the entitlement for post-study work rights reverts to a one-year post-study open work visa for students studying Level 4 - 6 and non-degree Level 7 qualifications with an additional year for Graduate Diploma graduates who are working towards registration with a professional or trade body;

-to provide a three-year post-study open work visa for degree Level 7 or above qualifications;

-to require international students studying Level 8 qualifications to be in an area specified on the Long Term Skills Shortage list, in order for their partner to be eligible for an open work visa, and in turn the partners’ dependent children to be eligible for fee-free domestic schooling.