Temporary Work Visas

New Zealand urgently needs people like you, with sought-after skills to help boost the workforce and economy. If you’re ready for a move to an incredible part of the world, sign up to our visa services and get certainty on your immigration to New Zealand.

Work Visas Explained

Work Visas Explained

This is the work visa that will replace 6 work visa categories on the 4 July 2022. Employers must be accredited to support skilled workers on an AEWV.

Essential Skills Work Visa

This is a work visa that entitles skilled workers to work temporarily in New Zealand for up to 3 years. This category will be closing on the 3 July 2022, however anyone that is still on an Essential Skills Work Visa can remain on it during its validity.

Work to Residence Visa

This category of work visa closed on the 31 October 2021 to new applicants. Holders of WTR may remain on this visa and have a pathway to residence after 2 years.

Open Work Visas

There are other categories of work visas available, such as the Post Study Work Visa or Partnership-based Work Visa. These are work visas with open work rights.

Other Visa Services

Residency Visas

Wide open spaces, affordable housing and a sunny climate are just some of the reasons why New Zealand residency is at such a premium.

Family Visas

There is a multitude of options depending on your specific circumstances. Each subclass has very specific criteria.

Employer Solutions

Working In has thousands of overseas workers committed to a move to New Zealand. They’re qualified and have their visa process already confirmed.

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