The government has just announced a two month automatic visitor visa extension for most visitor visa holders. Affecting around 12,500 visitor visa holders, Immigration New Zealand will email affected visa holders to confirm the visa extension by 5 March 2021.
A character waiver is a special consideration from INZ that renders you exempt from the good character requirement that all other applicants must meet when being considered for a New Zealand visa. we explain what you need to do if you have received a PPI letter that has flagged your application because of a character issue.
Have you recently received a PPI letter from Immigration New Zealand? Are you unclear on how to respond? Before you do anything that could jeopardise your case, read this first. Our easy-to-understand guide explains the particulars around PPI letters, what to expect, and what’s involved in mounting a successful defence.
Just in time for Christmas, Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi announces changes that will bring some relief to both migrant workers whose visas are about to expire and the employers who rely on them. Get the full details in our last blog for 2020.
By mid-2021, Immigration New Zealand will require all businesses who hire migrant workers to be accredited. We explain what the new system means for employers and what you should be doing to prepare.
In this opinion piece, immigration expert Aaron Martin discusses what New Zealand’s Labour government needs to do to right the wrongs caused by unfair NZ First policies and overly restrictive COVID border controls.
In this moving customer success story, Aaron helps an American client get a critical purpose visa as a border closure exception on humanitarian grounds – by far the most difficult and least approved category. Now reunited with his family, Martin and his son are enjoying every moment of their new life in New Zealand.