Essential Skills work visa
This visa was for people who had a job offer for a role that could not be filled by New Zealanders. It closed on 4 July 2022.
Skilled Migrant Category
This visa is for people who have skills that will contribute to New Zealand’s economic growth.
You can apply for this visa if you have an offer of religious work from a religious organisation. This visa can lead to residence after 3 years of consecutive work in your field.
Long term skill shortage list work visa
This visa was for people who had a job offer for a role on the Long Term Skill Shortage List. It closed on 4 July 2022.
Post Study Work visa
You can apply for this visa if you have recently finished your studies in New Zealand. It allows you to stay and work here for up to 3 years, depending on what you studied.