Category: Immigration to New Zealand

Financial Emigration Explained

Are you planning on immigrating to New Zealand, or have you already made the move and now wondering whether you should consider financial emigration to access and transfer your assets from the country? The concept of financial emigration entered the fray when it was announced that as of 1 March 2020, South African tax residents who were working and living abroad would be required to pay tax to the South

New Zealand’s Upcoming Elections And How It Will Impact Emigration To New Zealand

New Zealand’s upcoming elections are to be held on 17 October 2020. If you want to emigrate to New Zealand, it’s a good idea to keep up to date with their emigration policy changes. Here’s a bit of history, New Zealand’s major right-wing party is in favour of anti-emigration policies and has been trying to tighten restrictions on emigration. New Zealand’s politics are predominantly led by the centre-left Labour Party

Why It Is The Perfect Time To Emigrate To New Zealand Or Australia

Due to COVID-19, travel between borders has been restricted for quite some time now. If you have been thinking about immigrating to New Zealand or Australia, then now is the perfect time to start on your emigration application. In May, “New Zealand eased lockdown to allow businesses to resume and the economy to start moving. The decision was taken after the spread of the virus slowed down in the country.”

Can I Emigrate From RSA to NZ During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

The short answer is that you will only be allowed to emigrate to New Zealand if you are deemed to be travelling for a critical purpose. So, if you and your family have gone through the lengthy process to make the move from South Africa, you might have to be patient for a while longer if you or your spouse are not critical workers in the health, construction, civil engineering,

Immigration to New Zealand Possible with Quarantine

If you are thinking of emigrating, remember that this journey to get your residency approved from start to end normally takes about 8-12 months. The idea is to always start your migration journey 12 months before you would ideally like to end up in New Zealand. If you would like to be in New Zealand in the first quarter of 2021 then you would begin your application now.  Immigration to

These are the skills in highest demand for immigrating to New Zealand

Thinking of immigrating to New Zealand? However, you have always been disappointed as a result of the skills level criteria? The new ANZSCO changes may play in your favour. The new version of ANZSCO (effective from mid-2020) will now make low-skilled occupations eligible for immigration to New Zealand. New Zealand has always welcomed people with skills. However, some skills are more sought after than others. New Zealand’s economy is strong

Why You Shouldn’t Let Covid-19 Halt Your Job Search in New Zealand

As the effects of Covid-19 continue to become more and more widespread, and South Africa enters its 21 day lockdown period, those planning their immigration to New Zealand may feel the need to halt their progress. The reality is, however, that the current situation presents more of an opportunity rather than a problem when it comes to job searches, in particular.  Why job search should continue  Considering how countless individuals

ANZSCO Changes: New Low-Skilled Occupations Are Now Eligible for Immigration to New Zealand

If you have recently looked into immigrating to New Zealand only to be disappointed by your findings, the new ANZSCO changes may play in your favour. Effective from mid 2020, the new version of ANZSCO will make new low-skilled occupations eligible for immigration to New Zealand. Here is what you need to know in terms of your application.  What the ANZSCO Changes Mean for You Certain low skilled jobs have

How will Covid-19/Coronavirus impact immigration to New Zealand?

Those who intended to emigrate from South Africa to New Zealand may have to deal with a halt on their plans in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. If you are wondering about when it will be possible once again to make the big move, here are the details that you need to know.  What precautions have New Zealand taken to curb the spread of Covid-19?  At midnight on Thursday, March

Will SA Education Be Compatible With New Zealand Schooling?

Immigrating to New Zealand offers great opportunities for South Africans. The country has some of the world’s highest living standards, boasts an excellent infrastructure, and has an increasingly diverse population that is welcoming to new immigrants. The Pacific Ocean island nation is also in the world’s top ten countries with the lowest crimes rates. The decision to move to New Zealand from South Africa isn’t a hard one to justify,