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New Zealand

As a small country in a far-off corner of the world, New Zealand welcomes immigrants to boost their population and workforce. However, New Zealand Immigration officials are choosy about the type of immigrants they allow in. Preference is given to those who are English-speaking, educated, and have work experience or qualifications in areas where there is a national shortage. A premium is also placed on youth, as New Zealand prefers immigrants who will contribute to the economy rather than take from it.

There are several visa types to choose from that will allow you to visit short term, long term or stay permanently in New Zealand:

Working

  • Temporary Work Visas - Last from 1 to 3 years. A great visa to get if you're not sure about making NZ your permanent home yet and want to 'try out' living in New Zealand.
  • Work to Residency Visas - You start to qualify for residency…

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