Path to Permanent Residency in New Zealand | GyanDhan

New Zealand is predominantly an island country, with warm citizens, moderate climate and international living and education standards. Interestingly, New Zealand’s capital, Auckland has been designated as ‘one of the most affordable cities to live in the world’. From the best culture, living conditions, cuisine, merit education to quality work-life balance, New Zealand ticks all boxes as a destination for advanced education. All these factors, collectively make NZ as one of the most preferred countries for foreign students, especially for the Indian studies who desire to pursue higher education abroad.

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Do overseas students get jobs in New Zealand?

New Zealand has many job options for specialists in sectors such as health, engineering, & IT. If one gets a qualification that is level 4 or higher on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, he/she can apply for a post-study work visa. Depending on the qualification and where in New Zealand he/she has studied, can work for 1 to 3 years, and do almost any work.

What is the application cost for an immigration visa New Zealand?

What is the processing time for an application?

The application cost for an immigration visa is NZD $210.

As per the Government website, typically an application gets processed within 49 days.