The latest immigration news for kiwi employers
Interim Visas are for current visa holders who have applied for their next required visa, but their current visa expires before the new one has been granted by Immigration New Zealand. The Interim Visa allows the visa holder to remain in New Zealand lawfully. Conditions and work rights of the Interim Visa depend on the original visa type held, and the type of visa they have applied for next.
Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) extension: From 27 November 2023, the maximum duration of an AEWV will be increased! Find out more…
Our team is happy to visit your team for a Wellbeing Meeting. We find employers really benefit from these sessions that keep everyone updated on the immigration settings and explore options to bring family members to New Zealand.
Keeping up to date with INZ’s fast moving policy announcements is crucial for your business planning. Staying on top of these updates will help you understand the impact they may have on your people and help you make informed decisions to enhance your hiring strategies.
Starting 9th October 2023, a new simplified points system will be introduced, streamlining the process and providing a faster route to residence for individuals in high-skilled roles. It will also offer a clear pathway to residency for those who work in New Zealand for a specified period.
In an effort to enhance the healthcare and transportation sectors, Immigration New Zealand has recently announced significant updates to the Green List. Employers will need to be aware of these key changes and requirements in order to support employee residence and upcoming two-year ‘work to residence’ pathways for selected roles.