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Key Changes to Australia’s Visas

Emigration to Australia has been impacted by Australia’s recent Federal Budget that included plans to counteract the effects of COVID-19 on immigration. While the 2020/21 cap for the migration programme stays at 160 000 places, the balance between the incoming Skills stream and the Family stream has

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Who can travel to New Zealand at this time?

COVID-19 has turned everything upside down – especially travel and emigration to New Zealand. Those who can travel to New Zealand include critical health and disability workers and “other critical workers”. 1. Critical health and disability workers  This category includes the likes of:

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How do I know if I am eligible for New Zealand emigration?

You may be eligible to emigrate to New Zealand with their Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa. Check if you qualify using this point guide. Prerequisites to apply for a Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa  To be eligible for this visa, you must meet all these minimum requirements:       

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Australia’s capital cities: Where is it cheaper to live?

If you are considering emigration to Australia, you no doubt want to get as much bang for your buck – or rand – as possible. So you may be asking, in which of Australia’s capital cities is it cheaper to live?Here is an idea of the average cost of living (in Australian dollars) for the main

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Do I Qualify For A Fast-Tracked Australian Global Talent Visa?

Introduced last year with a target of 5000 visas available, the Australian government just announced a threefold increase to 15,000 global talent visas for the 2020/21 year. These visas will receive priority processing within +/- 2 months.In particular, this Visa aims to target the following seven

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All You Need to Know About Public Healthcare in New Zealand

With Jacinda Ardern’s recent victory, emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand is more appealing than ever. But before you take the leap, and in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, it is helpful to research healthcare in New Zealand. Private vs Public Healthcare Just like South Africa, there is

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How do I move my pets to Australia from South Africa?

Emigrating from South Africa to Australia may have been done by millions before you, but that does not make it any easier. One way to lower the stress of the big move is to feel the calming presence of your four-legged friends.The good news is that you can take your beloved dogs or cats – no more than

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Top 5 Tips for Emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand

Are you thinking of emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand in the near future? Moving to a new country can be exciting and daunting all at the same time, which is why we’ve compiled a checklist of things to do to help get you started. 1. Start by gathering as much information about the visa you will

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Do I qualify for a fast-tracked Australian Global Talent Visa?

Introduced last year with a target of 5000 visas available, the Australian government just announced a threefold increase to 15,000 global talent visas for the 2020/21 year. These visas will receive priority processing within +/- 2 months. In particular, this Visa aims to target the following seven

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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

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