Immigration Application Process
Step 1: Expression of Interest (EOI)
Expression of Interest is a formally delaration of your interest to move to New Zealand. You will be eligible to submit an EOI and get accepted in the pool, only if your NZ immigration needs atleast
100 points. Selection of EOI will be decided by the authorities as per the current point requirements.
Presently, New Zealand is accepting EOIs with point score of 160.
Draw every 2 week, New Zealand sends ITA from the EOI pool. High ranking candidates will get a selection in the form of an Invitation To Apply (ITA). At this stage confirmation of your points is verified.
Points for Skilled Migration are awarded on the basis of:
- Candidate’s level of education
- Candidate’s present age
- Candidate’s Work experience
- Candidate’s English Proficiency (which is 6.5 bands in each module of IELTS)
You can claim Extra points if you have:
A Job offer letter from a New Zealand employer/firm
Sponsorship from spouse or relative currently living in New Zealand.
Step 3: Final call
Your form will then be assessed by the government authorities and final decision will be made on your PR visa status. This can take a time period maximum upto 6 months.
Skilled Migration Visa Processing time:
New Zealand Skilled Migration Visa takes up to 6-12 months from the filing of application till the grant of visa.
Apply for New Zealand Skilled Migration
New Zealand’s immigration rules and regulations changes from time to time without any prior notice. Track Migration advise you to start your process right away.