All new compulsory Employer Accreditation for hiring migrant workers
Immigration New Zealand now requires all employers looking to hire migrant workers become accredited as the first stage of the new Accredited Employer Work Visa. These changes will effect all migrant employers for any new hires from July 4 onward, and any visa renewals wherein the current visa expires after December 31.
Are You Eligible for the One-off 2021 Resident Visa?
Immigration New Zealand has announced a one-off residency pathway to give temporary work visa holders a chance to stay permanently in NZ. The eligibility criteria for the 2021 Resident Visa is designed to focus migrant workers whose primary purpose for being in New Zealand is to work. This provides certainty to the majority of migrant workers and businesses, reflecting the migrants’ critical part in New Zealand’s economy.