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Immigration laws for New Zealand can be a complex subject, but we give you useful updates on everything you need to know

Dependents of 2021 Resident Visa Holders Now Eligible for Tertiary Study

Previously, children of work visa holders who could not acquire residency had to pay international tuition fees for tertiary education. Children of eligible migrants will now be able to study as domestic students whilst their family’s one-off 2021 Resident Visa is being processed.

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Testing Times Ahead for Employers

In mid-2022, INZ will introduce new labour market test rules for migrant workers. This will affect employers, who will need to become familiar with the new rules before borders open to skilled migrants next year.

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How to Respond to a PPI Letter

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.

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Immigration update for migrants, what you can do right now

Due to COVID-19, there have been a lot of delays and disruption to visa processing, and those changes have caused significant confusion amongst migrants. So, in this article, we’re outlining the best course of action and suggested focus for common visa types and scenarios – so that you know exactly where you stand, what you should be aware of, and what you should be doing.

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Guide to the Work to Residence Visa

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If you are already working in NZ and think you might want to stay in New Zealand long-term, the Work to Residence Visa might be just the ticket. Our comprehensive Work to Residence Visa guide covers everything you need to know before you make your application

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Relationship support letter guide

Immigration New Zealand decides whether they believe a relationship is genuine based on the information you provide. One way of showing you are in a genuine relationship is by asking friends or colleagues to write letters of support for you. We can’t provide a sample letter for you to follow but we can help by highlighting who you should ask to write one, what should be in it and what can go wrong.

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