New Zealand Work Visa

Welcome to Global Visas - the world’s most trusted source of immigration advice. Find out how you can work in New Zealand through our teams of government-accredited solicitors and ex-immigration officers.

We have provided expert advice since 1996, and today we are the largest and most successful immigration consultancy with millions of happy clients. With offices in several different countries, Global Visas is the only company equipped to provide fast, friendly, reliable service every step of way.

Relocation is a big step and is important to get right first time, every time. You need expert advice and support throughout your move - from applying for a visa to finding work, moving your belongings and finding a home. Global Visas can do it all, so click on the free assessment to contact us today.

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The free visa assessment provides us with the basic information we need to start your application to work in New Zealand and within 24 hours one of our trained consultants will call you back with advice to put you on the pathway to obtain your work visa for New Zealand.

Below you will find basic information on the different types of New Zealand work visa. For more detailed advice, tailored to your requirements contact us now by taking our free visa assessment.

New Zealand Temporary Work Visas

If you do not wish to settle in the country you can apply for a temporary work permit for New Zealand. This type of visa is broken up into several categories and lasts between nine months and three years. If you have an offer of work, you can apply for an Essential Skills New Zealand work permit, (lasting up to three years), as long as your employers can prove they could not source workers locally. If you are between 20 and 35 and from a skilled profession then you can apply for a Silver Fern Job Search Visa. This working visa for New Zealand entitles the holder to remain living in New Zealand for up to nine months while they are searching for a job. Once they have an offer, the holder can then apply for a working visa for New Zealand which lasts up to two years. Start applying now by taking the free assessment.

Work to Residence Visas

If you want a long-term work permit for New Zealand then you can apply for a work to residence visa which lasts for 30 months, during which you are entitled to apply for a residence visa. This type of work visa for New Zealand is open to those with a job offer from an accredited employer, those working to fill positions where there is a skills shortage or those who offer exceptional arts, culture or sports talent. For help with all types of New Zealand visas contact Global Visas by taking our free visa assessment now.

New Zealand Working Holiday Visas

New Zealand working holiday visas are available for a range of positions and last between 12 and 23 months. Working in New Zealand can be an enormously rewarding experience. Contact our specialist visa team with our free assessment and find out how we can help you. Find out further information on our Silver Fern Visa page.