My Grandparents are in their Home Country. How can I Bring them to New Zealand?

Your grandparents deserve a better life in New Zealand just like you. Read ahead to know how you can bring them here.

Are you looking to bring your grandparents over to New Zealand?

There are a few visa options available for those looking to bring their grandparents over to New Zealand. Depending on your situation, there may be a visa that is perfect for you and your family.

We want to make the process of bringing your grandparents over as easy as possible for you. That’s why we’ve put together this guide on the different visa options available. With all the information you need right at your fingertips, you can make an informed decision about which visa is right for you.

First Things First - Is New Zealand a Good Place for Senior Citizens?

New Zealand is an excellent place for senior citizens. With a high quality of life and low cost of living, New Zealand is a great choice for those looking to retire. The climate is also moderate, which means that it’s not too hot or too cold. Additionally, New Zealand is a safe country with a low crime rate. All of these factors make New Zealand an ideal destination for seniors.

What are the Different types of Visas Available?

There are a few different types of visas available for those looking to bring their grandparents over to New Zealand. The type of visa you will need depends on your specific situation. Below, we’ve outlined the different types of visas available:

Parent Resident Visa

Do you prefer to have your grandparents, parents or legal guardians relocate to New Zealand permanently? You can do this by filing an Expression of Interest (Expression of Interest) together with INZ providing the details of how they will be eligible for a visa.

INZ will require that visas filed within the Parent Resident Visa category be issued by the minor. If the applicant is a parent of dependent children, they are not eligible to receive the Parent Resident Visa.

If INZ decides you're suitable for a visa under the Parent Resident Visa category You will be asked to submit an official Parent Resident Visa request. It is important to note that INZ will only select a handful of EOIs to apply for Parent Resident Visas. and only a few applicants will be invited to proceed with the visa application.

It is possible to include your spouse on your Parent Resident Visa application. This visa allows you to reside within New Zealand forever - you are also able to work and study without restrictions.

There is lots of confusion surrounding concerns regarding Parent Resident Visas due to the constant changes introduced through the INZ for the category. The areas that are changing include the amount of EOIs accepted each year, as well as how much money is required to fund an application, for both the applicants and sponsors.

It is best you connect with one of our experts for a consultation. We will help you have your folks here quickly.

Residency Visa for Parents

Of all the ways to apply for Visas for grandparents and parents, The parent retirement resident Visa is the most appropriate choice for you if you meet the requirements of INZ for the visa.

What are the requirements to be eligible for the Parent Residency Visa?

These are the top requirements that must be fulfilled in order to be eligible for the New Zealand visa under this category:

  • The adult in your child's life must be citizen or resident of New Zealand
  • You must earn at the very least NZ$ 60,000 annually
  • You must keep NZ1 million of your money for a period of 4 years in New Zealand. You must transfer the money in New Zealand within 12 months after visa approval
  • You will need to provide NZ$ 50,000 to pay for the cost of living

You are eligible to apply for permanent residence once you've invested for four months during your time in New Zealand.

You are allowed to travel into or out of your country as many times during the first two years. A change in conditions is required within the first two years in order to allow you to travel again - you need to prove your the investment in order to be eligible for this. We provide "variation of condition" services to help you get your visa for a reasonable price of NZ$ 800 to 1,100. Get a 100 percent no-cost meeting with us to talk about your request.

What about Medical Care for Grandparents While they are Here in New Zealand?

To ensure that your grandparents are able to receive the best possible medical care while they are in New Zealand, it is important to have comprehensive medical insurance. This will help to cover the costs of any necessary medical treatment and also provide peace of mind in knowing that they are protected should anything happen. There are a number of different ways to arrange medical insurance for your grandparents, so it is important to research the options and find the right policy for their needs.

What Other Support Will My Grandparents Need While they are in New Zealand?

There are a number of other things to consider when bringing your grandparents over to New Zealand, such as finding somewhere for them to live, helping them to settle into their new community and providing support if they need it. There are a number of organisations and services that can offer assistance with these things, so it is worth doing some research to find out what is available.

Bringing your grandparents to New Zealand can be a great way to spend more time with them and ensure they are able to enjoy their retirement years in a safe and comfortable environment. With careful planning and preparation, it is possible to make the process run smoothly and ensure that your grandparents have everything they need to settle into their new life in New Zealand.

How can a Licensed Immigration Adviser in Auckland like Provisas Help me?

The licensed immigration advisers of Provisas are experts in New Zealand visa applications. We can help you with the entire process from start to finish, including preparing all the necessary documentation, completing the application forms and liaising with INZ on your behalf. We have a team of experienced and knowledgeable advisers who are passionate about helping people achieve their dreams of living and working in New Zealand.

Contact us today to find out how we can help you bring your grandparents to New Zealand.

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