New Zealand Work Visa

Welcome to Visas To - the world’s most trusted source of immigration advice. Find out how you can work in New Zealand through our teams of government-accredited solicitors and ex-immigration officers.

We have provided expert advice since 1996, and today we are the largest and most successful immigration consultancy with millions of happy clients. With offices in several different countries, Visas To is the only company equipped to provide fast, friendly, reliable service every step of way.

Relocation is a big step and is important to get right first time, every time. You need expert advice and support throughout your move - from applying for a visa to finding work, moving your belongings and finding a home. Visas To can do it all, so click on the free assessment to contact us today.

The free visa assessment provides us with the basic information we need to start your application to work in New Zealand and within 24 hours one of our trained consultants will call you back with advice to put you on the pathway to obtain your work visa for New Zealand.

Below you will find basic information on the different types of New Zealand work visa. For more detailed advice, tailored to your requirements contact us now by taking our free visa assessment.

New Zealand Temporary Work Visas

If you do not wish to settle in the country you can apply for a temporary work permit for New Zealand. This type of visa is broken up into several categories and lasts between nine months and three years. If you have an offer of work, you can apply for an Essential Skills New Zealand work permit, (lasting up to three years), as long as your employers can prove they could not source workers locally. If you are between 20 and 35 and from a skilled profession then you can apply for a Silver Fern Job Search Visa. This working visa for New Zealand entitles the holder to remain living in New Zealand for up to nine months while they are searching for a job. Once they have an offer, the holder can then apply for a working visa for New Zealand which lasts up to two years. Start applying now by taking the free assessment.

Work to Residence Visas

If you want a long-term work permit for New Zealand then you can apply for a work to residence visa which lasts for 30 months, during which you are entitled to apply for a residence visa. This type of work visa for New Zealand is open to those with a job offer from an accredited employer, those working to fill positions where there is a skills shortage or those who offer exceptional arts, culture or sports talent. For help with all types of New Zealand visas contact Visas To by taking our free visa assessment now.

New Zealand Working Holiday Visas

New Zealand working holiday visas are available for a range of positions and last between 12 and 23 months. Working in New Zealand can be an enormously rewarding experience. Contact our specialist visa team with our free assessment and find out how we can help you. Find out further information on our Silver Fern Visa page.

July 15, 2015

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Congratulations to everyone involved with helping me to secure a visa for aus. Really looking forward to starting my new life down under. I know that visa applications are often extremely difficult so i really appreciate all of your great efforts!


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The service was so stress free. I had frequent contact with my csm who explained me the process and kept me reassured that my case was in the best hands. And so it was proven. I am now able to work in new zealand thanks to you and your company's team. God bless you.


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I had great confidence working with VisasTo from the very start. My csm gave me all of the answers that i needed in finding the right immigration solution. Their guidance was priceless.


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i only have 2 words to say THANK YOU!!!


Dear all at VisasTo. you have helped me to achieve all of my ambition in moving away from my country and look for nice work



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I feel safe with VisasTo because there are alot of scam company out there and VisasTo helped me ina caring honest manner. it is now six months since i apply and am anticipating my work permit in days. A BIG THANKS


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I would definitely use this service again and hopefulyl will when i apply for my us citizenship!


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"I understand that immigration cases often take a long time to organise and complete which is why i did not mind the wait i knew that everything was been taken care of by professional people. Every one must be patient because this is a serious process and not one that can be done immediately!!!"


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Comments: You has been an absolute star, you always returns my calls and ALWAYS gives us the correct information.  Our documents have now been submitted to WA Australia, we are awaiting a case officer to be allocated to us. 

My Case Manager has so much patience and is very understanding. She always returns my calls, I call a number of times :) I am a stress freak at the moment due to my pregnancy, she was very re-assuring and super efficient, I will definitely recommend you to family relatives and friends who want to immigrate.

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Hello to every one who is in VisasTo, infact I want to use this opportunity to thank VisasTo for how they have being manageing my case .
More especially my case manage , Although I have not win my case yet but I know me and my family are on our way to Canada , but what suprise me with this VisasTo is the way my case manage talk to me , she talk to me like a mother,a sister and a brother ,that makes me to like talking to her every day and she makes things easy for me to understand ,once again thank you VisasTo for given her( miss Mo)such training and thank you for the way you are handling my case and I hope you will win my case in due time thanks and God bless you .


 I found the services of my case worker to be very professional, courteous and helpful in all aspects of helping me sort out my immigration status. She also seemed like a very friendly and down to earth person which made it so much easier.