What is the Specific Purpose Work Visa NZ?
If you wish to come to New Zealand for a specific purpose or event, then the Specific Purpose Work Visa NZ is perfect for you. Application eligibility includes, but is not restricted to business people on secondments, sports players/coaches and judges/referees for an event.
How long can I stay in New Zealand on the Specific Purpose Work Visa NZ?
The maximum length of stay granted will depend on the purpose of your visit. For example, if you are a business person coming on a secondment, the maximum stay would be 3 years. If you are a sports player or coach, the maximum stay would be 2 years.
Who can apply for it ?
You can apply for this visa if you are coming to New Zealand for a specific purpose or event. This includes, but is not limited to, business people on secondments, sports players/coaches and judges/referees for an event.
What are the requirements ?
To be eligible for this visa, you must:
- have an invitation or job offer from a New Zealand employer
- be able to meet any health and character requirements that may be necessary
Things to note:
- If you have a current visitor visa, which you were granted as a guardian accompanying a student to New Zealand, you won't be eligible for this visa.
- If you're an Entertainment industry worker in New Zealand for a specific purpose or event, you should apply for an 'Entertainers Work Visa' instead.
- If you're a Tour Guide from China, you should apply for a China Special Work Visa instead
- You can't include your partner or dependent children in your visa application, but they can apply for visas based on their relationship to you.
How to apply?
You should connect with visa experts at Professional Visa Solutions to ensure a hassle-free application experience. The team will be with you every step of the way and will take care of all documentation, paperwork and communication with Immigration New Zealand on your behalf.
What is the processing time?
The processing time for this visa is typically 4-6 weeks, but may vary depending on your individual circumstances.
Planning to Visit NZ For A Specific Purpose ?
If you are planning to visit NZ with a clear purpose in mind then our experts at Professional Visa Solutions can help you acquire a Specific Purpose Work Visa smoothly.