New Zealand is rapidly emerging as the most attractive destination for immigration. Moving to New Zealand also means experiencing what many people describe as one of the greenest and most beautiful countries you could find. Compared to most countries in the world, New Zealand offers a great work/life balance. That’s reflected time and time again in international surveys.
The education system is world-class as is health care. As the economy has faced the global financial crisis well, so job and career prospects are generally good. New Zealand offers broad range of visas under their temporary and residence class visa categories.
AusPak deals all types of New Zealand visa applications under the supervision of licensed immigration consultant. Our aim is to assist clients in preparing their applications in a headache free environment.
If you’re not sure which category applies to you, take a look through the different options available below. If you’re still not sure, our licensed advisers can perform a free New Zealand visa eligibility assessment and let you know which route to take.
If you have skills, qualifications or experience that New Zealand needs you may be able to apply for a resident visa under the Skilled Migrant Category.
The Skilled Migrant Category is a points system based on factors such as age, work experience, your qualifications, and an offer of skilled employment. You must also be aged 55 or under, and meet English language, health, and character requirements.
…you want to live in New Zealand permanently and you have skills that can contribute to New Zealand’s economic growth. Your application is more likely to be accepted if you have employment in an area in which New Zealand has skills shortage.
Criteria you must meet to apply is :
With this visa you can:
The applicants have to satisfy the basic requirements to migrate under the skilled Independent visa.
Skilled Employment in New Zealand
|Already Working in Skilled Employment in New Zealand||50|
|Work in Area of Absolute Skills Shortage||10|
|Work outside Auckland||30|
|Pay Above the High Remuneration Threshold||20|
|10 Year or more||50|
|Work Experience in New Zealand||At Least One Year||10|
|Work Experience in an Area of Absolute Skills Shortage||6 year or more||15|
|Level 10 (Ph.D)||70|
|Level 9 (Masters)||70|
|Level 8 ( Bachelors Hons, Post Graduate Diploma)||50|
|Level 7 ( Bachelor Degree, Graduate Diploma)||50|
New Zealand Qualification that was studies full time in New Zealand
|Post Graduate Qualification- 2 years or more||15|
|Post Graduate Qualification- 1 years or more||10|
|Bachelor Degree – 2 years or more||10|
|Recognized Level 4-8 qualification completed before 25-July-2011||5|
|Any Recognized Qualification Started Before 25 July 2011 – 2 years or more||5|
Partner with IELTS 6.5 Overall or Equivalent
|Partner working in Skilled Employment in New Zealand||20|
|Partner has offer of Skilled Employment from New Zealand||20|
|Partner has level 9-10 Qualification||20|
|Partner has Level 7-8 Qualification||10|
We have researched and listed down the in demand professionals in New Zealand w.r.t Pakistani professionals.
New Zealand puts forward a host of opportunities to immigrants across the globe. New Zealand hires suitable migrants who fit their requirements. There are many job openings for specialists in several industries. Pertaining to these requirements, New Zealand has a recognized list of occupations called the Long Term Skill Shortage List.
|S.No.||Test||Score Required (Overall)|
|4||Cambridge First (FCE) for Schools||76|
|1||Qualification Assessment NZQF
Qualification Assessment (Engineering)
Qualification Assessment (IT Professions)
|2||EOI (Expression of Interest Charges)||NZD 530/Application|
|3||Visa Fee||NZD 3085/Application|
|8||Bachelors Hons. Degree
Post Graduate Diploma
Post Graduate Certificate