New Zealand is a beautiful island nation located in the southwestern Pacific ocean. On employment, economic, accommodation, environment, political and cultural factors, migration to New Zealand is becoming a popular trend among thousands of prospective migrants across the globe. To enjoy a higher quality living stands, peaceful multicultural & social environment and to obtain best education, people tend to select New Zealand as their first migration option.
New Zealand is known for good work-life balance. As the population is smaller, there is lesser pressure on natural resources and space. Another major attraction for immigrants is the stress-free lifestyle of New Zealand. The workplaces are compact and crime rates are low. Moreover, all cities and towns, except Auckland, are not at all crowded, which means a peaceful commute to work with no traffic congestion.
Essential Skills work visas
Essential Skills work visas are temporary visas. The duration and conditions of the visa depend on a number of factors such as job offer, salary and labor market trends. Though these visas are meant for filling temporary skill gaps, the visa holder may earn enough points to apply for residence visa under the Skilled Migrant Category.
Work to residence visas
Work to residence visas allow you to work in New Zealand for 24 months after which, you can apply for a resident visa. They are of two types:
Work to Residence: Long Term Skill Shortage
You can apply for Long-term Skill Shortage Visa if you have a job offer in an occupation on the Long Term Skill Shortage List of New Zealand. Your qualifications and experience must match with this occupation. You must also meet age, health and character requirements.
Work to Residence: Accredited Employer
You can apply for this visa if you have a long-term or permanent job offer from an employer accredited by Immigration New Zealand. You must also meet other requirements including age, health and character.
- Full time job offer
- Valid Employment contract
- Family can apply after 06 months
- Quality of life and social security
- High living standards, good health system and world class education
- Pathway to apply for New Zealand Permanent Residence