Tag: Immigrating to New Zealand

A Guide On How To Pass The Health Requirements When Immigrating To New Zealand

A medical examination and x-ray examination are required to obtain a temporary visa as well as residency status to New Zealand. The country stipulates that you need to have an acceptable level of health, but this doesn’t mean that you aren’t allowed to have any health concerns. In a nutshell, New Zealand wants to make sure that you will not cost the New Zealand Health System more than NZ$41 000

What Are The Remuneration Thresholds For Immigrating To New Zealand?

Every year in November, the New Zealand government updates its remuneration thresholds for the Essential Skills Work Visa or Skilled Migrant Category Visa applications. The remuneration thresholds are based on information from the yearly New Zealand Labour Market Statistics, which is released in the third/fourth quarter of the year and takes effect in immigration instructions. This is how the remuneration bands are calculated: Higher Skilled: 150% of the median hourly

5 Reasons Why South Africans Put Immigrating To New Zealand At The Top Of Their List

The number of South Africans immigrating to New Zealand continues to rise. According to Statistics New Zealand, annual net migration was 62 700 for the year ended September 2018, and of these were 129 000 migrant arrivals. Businesstech.co.za reported that the number of permanent South African arrivals has steadily increased over the past 15 years. Improved Safety And Security Many South Africans live in gated communities and even then, they

Unemployment in New Zealand Is At Its Lowest In a Decade

Many South Africans are considering immigrating to New Zealand, and for good reason. Statistics New Zealand has reported that unemployment in the country is at its lowest in a decade. The number of unemployed people has dropped by 13 000 people and employment rose by 29,000 to 2.663 million. In South Africa, the unemployment rate rose to 27,2% in the fourth quarter of last year. In its quarterly labour force

Important changes to immigration laws in NZ in 2018

The New Zealand government announced changes to the country’s post-study work visa policy to ensure that post-study pathways for international students are fit for purpose and provide the skills and qualifications New Zealand needs.  The changes were announced in August and came into effect on 26 November 2018. The change effectively removes the employer-assisted post-study work visas at all levels and provides a one-year post-study open work visa for students

Don’t make these mistakes on your visa application for NZ or Australia

Immigrating to New Zealand or Australia is a big step. Not only can the process be costly and cumbersome, but you need to make sure you get your visa application right. Anyone applying for a visa will want to avoid any mistake that can cause a delay in the processing of their documents. Any error can lead to your application being rejected, so be sure to avoid making these mistakes:

A Quick Guide to Different Worker Visa Options for Immigrating to New Zealand

For those thinking about immigrating to New Zealand, the different worker Visa options may seem slightly overwhelming. In an effort to simplify the information, we have put together this handy guide: Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa  If you possess the skills and experience within a sought-after occupation in New Zealand, you may be eligible to apply for the Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa. This will allow you to live and

Questions About Immigrating to New Zealand: What Is the Investor 2 Visa Category?

Immigrating to New Zealand can seem like an insurmountable task filled with applications, forms, documents and long waiting periods. As migration specialists, Tri-Nations Migration has helped many people move to New Zealand.   A number of our clients enquire about the Investor 2 visa category when researching their options to immigrate to NZ. The minimum requirements for this visa are: You have to have at least three years business experience

New Zealand – Top of the Legatum Prosperity Index!

Once again, New Zealand has dominated the Legatum Prosperity Index by being in the top three best ranked. This is one of the main reasons why an increasing number of people are immigrating to New Zealand. What does this mean for the country? And, why is it important? The Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking which determines a country’s success based on wealth, education, economic growth, personal well-being, health

Why New Zealand is a top choice for young adults

Also known as ‘the land of the long white cloud’, New Zealand is situated at the far end of the South-Eastern hemisphere. It is famous for its kiwis and it is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Think pristine snow-capped mountains, green rolling hills, and a gorgeous subtropical climate. It’s not hard to envision the lifestyle that goes with such a picturesque setting. New Zealand