Immigration Guru specialises in residence applications, the experienced team enhances the chances of Residence visa approval by providing expert advice to you, your sponsor or your employer.
Steps in Applying for a Residence Visa
Consult with a residence visa advisor.
If you are prepared to apply for New Zealand permanent residency or you are interested in testing your eligibility as an applicant or sponsor, contact Immigration Guru now for expert advice.
Residence visa categories we assist with include:
If you hold a work visa or you are planning to apply for another working visa in New Zealand, you may qualify for residence under the skilled migrant category.
Entrepreneur Work Visa
International / Humanitarian
Frequently Asked Questions
How many points do you need to immigrate to New Zealand?
You’ll need at least 100 points to be accepted into the pool. Currently, EOIs with 160 points or above are being selected.
Do I need Police Checks and medicals at the time of submitting Expression of Interest?
You are not required to submit any document at the time of submitting an Expression of Interest. Once you have received an invitation to apply you have to submit all the documents with your residence application.
Can my family come with me?
There’s a good chance your family will be able to join in you in New Zealand, but to a certain extent it depends on the type of visa you’re applying for. If you are applying for a Skilled Migrant Residence class visa you can include your partner and children in your residence application.
I am a Victim of Domestic Violence, are there any chances if I can be granted Residence Visa in any circumstances?
If your circumstances are genuine and you have been violated domestically, Yes, you may be eligible for a work visa following a residence class visa.
Is it possible for me to live permanently in New Zealand with my New Zealander partner?
Yes, you may be eligible for one of the family categories of Residence class visa.
How long will my application take?
The processing time of your application is determined by many factors such as the processing branch, the type of application and your individual circumstances. Immigration New Zealand have set expected processing time and your adviser should give you a realistic expectation. Should your application not be finalised within the expected time frame a concern should be raised with the department.