New Zealand student dependent visa is for dependents of students currently on a study in New Zealand. This visa allows dependents to accompany their partners in NZ on certain conditions.
As a dependent, you are allowed full-time work rights on this visa.
This is allowed only for those students who are currently studying
- Higher level qualification on the New Zealand Qualification Framework to at least level 7 degree, in an area of absolute skill shortage as specified in the Long Term Skill Shortage List.
- or a postgraduate qualification like Masters/ Ph.D. etc.
- The couple is living together in a genuine and stable relationship and partner in NZ supports the application.
- All applicants must meet our health and character requirements. The other requirements you must meet depend on your partner’s immigration status.
- Visa fees: US $235.
*Other costs like Notary, translation, courier charge, DD charges will also exist and these costs vary based on the 3rd parties.
Visa process may take from 1-4 months depending on the processing country/department and the numbers of applications in the pipeline.
As per New Zealand immigration rules, it is mandatory to process an application or take an immigration advice from a Licensed immigration adviser. Y-Axis has partnered with a Licensed immigration advisers in New Zealand for the promotion of New Zealand Immigration Services in India.
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