Leading immigration lawyer Aaron Martin discusses the reasons behind the new fees for individuals and employers. He’ll also share the most important thing you need to know about filling out your request for entry as an exception to the border closure.
Employers are being asked to readvertise roles because INZ is applying a blanket guideline to work visa applications due to changes to the labour force. Not all industries have been affected and there are still significant labour shortages in many industries.
Immigration New Zealand has announced that it is once again increasing the Income thresholds under the Essential Skills work visa category on 24 February 2020.
On the 19th of December 2019 Ian Lees-Galloway announced an increase to the remuneration thresholds for work and residence visas. This is yet another hurdle that has been placed in front of the hard-working migrants who are seeking to make a long-term commitment to New Zealand.