The NZ government and the immigration authorities have shown some earnest efforts to better the states of its citizens and expats while maintaining their medical safety by issuing a host of useful immigration policies. These policy implementations are happening through:
The Partner of a Student Work Visa is also a very popular visa category in NZ. Let’s see why.
The Partner of a Student Work Visa in NZ is based on the criteria of partnership. A partnership is recognized by the NZ government, and INZ as a "genuine and stable relationship" between two people of the same or different sex involved in one of the three stated forms of union (a legal marriage, a civil union, or a de facto marriage).
If your partner is in NZ on a student visa, you can avail of a temporary visa to work in NZ while staying with your partner. Your partner can support your visa application, and you can work with ease throughout your stay in NZ.
You can work in any employment sector and do not need a New Zealand job offer as long you meet the conditions given below:
You can stay in NZ for the duration for which your partner is permitted to stay on their student visa. You must immediately leave NZ after the expiry of your visa.
You can study for three months on the partner of a student work visa at any NZ educational institute.
Apart from meeting the general criteria such as character and health requirements which apply across all visa categories, there are certain other criteria that you must complete and evidence that you will be required to produce to avail this visa.
Proof of your identity would include a photograph(s) and your passport. A special waiver can be obtained for producing a Certificate of Entry in the absence of a passport.
The candidate needs to undergo a medical examination and provide a proof of good health. The medical examination includes a chest X-ray performed by a Panel Physician who is a medical practitioner with a special license to perform medical tests and X-rays on patients for NZ Visa Apps. Whether it is mandatory to have an X-ray done will depend on your span of stay, country of origin, and various other factors.
These are official certificates and confirmations of good character issued by your country's police, which you need to produce if you are aged 17 years or above to ensure that you pose no visible threat to the security of NZ and its people.
Your visa request may be declined if the Immigration authorities suspect that you may have applied for a visa on inappropriate or false grounds or that once you are there, you may not abide by your visa conditions and may intend to disrupt the order of the country. They will come to this visible conclusion after studying all the documents provided by you.
You must provide evidence that you and your partner share a stable and genuine relationship.
Your partner must fill up the "Form for Partners Supporting partnership-based Temporary Entry Applications" as proof of supporting your visa application.
Since this visa is granted based on the criteria of partnership, your partner's character becomes of great importance. You will be asked to furnish a police certificate confirming the excellent nature of your partner. Your partner will meet the character criteria if he has never been convicted of any sexual offense and domestic violence. Pertinent documents as evidence of the exact need to be produced at the time of visa application.
Your partner must be in NZ on a student visa and study towards either:
You must meet INZ's financial qualifications to be eligible for the visa. You must prove that you are financially equipped to support your stay in NZ and must have at least NZD 4200 to that end. Acceptable pieces of evidence include:
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You must collect an arrival card on your way to NZ and apply for entry permission after landing here. It is essential to know that having a visa does not automatically guarantee entry to NZ. You can be refused to enter NZ owing to several factors even after your arrival there. If the airport authorities cannot confirm your identity or suspect you of providing false evidence, you will not be allowed to enter NZ. Similarly, you can be denied entry if you do not fulfill the character requirements mentioned in the visa criteria guidelines.
After you arrive in NZ, you are free to travel in and out of the country as many times as you want before your visa expires.
You will be asked to show evidence of your financial status once you arrive in NZ to prove you can support your stay there. You can be forbidden to enter NZ if you are unable to furnish the required documents.
It is true that things indeed appear kind of gloomy when it comes to traveling overseas to NZ. Thus, it is best to pull up your socks and get familiar with the latest modifications and immigration policy implementations. In that way, you can plan your tour or work-purpose journey well in advance without having to go through the unnecessary hassle. Book a consultation with our esteemed immigration professionals for a streamlined procedure concerning all your visa requirements.