Immigrating to New Zealand is a major step to take in one’s life, and as such, there are a lot of plans that need to be made before one packs up and leaves. Having a solid idea of when things will happen will help you plan accordingly. To this end, Tri-Nations Migration will assist in giving you a general time frame on how long visa applications take and all the steps involved in getting the paperwork ready to start your new life in New Zealand.
The Visa Application Process
The first step one must take when immigrating to New Zealand is to apply for a visa. Various visas cost different amounts, and the visa you require will be related to the life you intend to lead in New Zealand. A student visa (which allows one to study in New Zealand) can take up to 2,5 months to process. A work visa (which allows you to gain employment for a set period of time) can take up to 3 weeks to process and a residence visa (which allows you to immigrate and work in New Zealand) require the longest time in terms of processing and can take up to 9 months to process, with the assistance of Tri Nations Migration.
Unfortunately, getting a visa is not free. Each visa application (regardless of whether it is approved or not) carries a fee. The fee is a variable amount, and it is dependent on the following:
- The type of visa you applied for,
- The time of year you applied in, and
- The country of application.
Tri-Nations Migration will help you through the process and will assist in ensuring you get the best application possible.
Tri-Nations Migration is the industry leaders in assisting individuals with the immigration process to New Zealand & Australia. For more information, contact us today.