Live Permanently

Live Permanently applications

If you wish to live in New Zealand permanently, you may need to apply for a residence visa. There are several types of residence visas available depending on your circumstances, such as skilled migrant, family sponsorship, business investment, and refugee or protected person status.

The residence visa –

To apply for a residence visa in New Zealand, you will need to meet the eligibility criteria for the visa category that applies to your situation.

The residence application process in New Zealand can be complex, and it is important to understand the eligibility requirements and documentation required for your specific visa category.

In general, you will need to demonstrate that you meet the health, character, and language requirements, as well as any specific requirements for your visa category.

The skilled migrant category –

The skilled migrant category is one of the most common residence visa options for people with skills or qualifications that are in demand in New Zealand. To apply under this category, you will need to submit an Expression of Interest and be invited to apply based on factors such as your age, work experience, qualifications, and ability to settle in New Zealand.

The family sponsorship category –

The family sponsorship category allows New Zealand citizens or residents to sponsor their immediate family members for residence in New Zealand, including spouses, partners, dependent children, and parents.

The business investment –

The business investment category is for people who wish to invest in and run a business in New Zealand, while the refugee or protected person category is for people who have been granted refugee or protection status in New Zealand.

For more information on the residence application process in New Zealand, you can visit the official website of Immigration New Zealand. It is also recommended to consult with a licensed immigration advisor or lawyer to ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements and to guide you through the application process.

Potentially prejudicial information

When you receive a letter from immigration office it is called potentially prejudicial information. In this letter you get to know about the negative points which can affect your Visa application.