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Stuck in india

Dear Amrinder You are allowed to come back to New Zealand if you have a valid visa and ongoing employment as per your visa conditions. You must notify your employer of your travel dates and try to get...

4 days ago 5
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Community Support Worker in Healthcare sector

Hi there, Yes, we are safe and we hope that you keep safe while working in the frontline. New Zealand work visa (temporary visa category) and residence visa are not mutually exclusive and you can apply...

4 days ago 5
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Will I get 1, 2 or 3 year visa as an Assistant Manager?

If you are asking in context of Essential Skills Work Visa policy, then the answer is most likely 1 year. This is because as per the current trend of Immigration New Zealand, most assistant managers are...

February 16, 2020 5
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Am I eligible to apply residency as a Gardener?

Yes, absolutely. If you have sufficient points (160) and meet the English language, character and Health Requirements, then you can apply for residence under Skilled Migrant Residence. Please ensure that...

February 16, 2020 5
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My friend received a job termination notice, what are his options?

If your friend is being terminated during his 90 days trial period, then he may be eligible to apply for a special visitor visa for such a situation. He may be granted up to 3 months visitor visa during...

February 16, 2020 5
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I am working as a Sawmill operator and my experience is as a Machinist

Sawmill operator is now considered as a skilled occupation as it is on the exception list. For your role of Machinist, it is important to establish what the relevant ANZSCO code was. It is also important...

February 15, 2020 5
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I was issued a PPI letter for my employer not being compliant

It is possible that by now, you have resolved your matter but I will respond to this question so that others in a similar situation may benefit. If INZ has raised concerns about your employer not being...

February 15, 2020 5
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Can I get a medium skilled visa as Assistant Manager?

The short answer is No. In the scope of current Essential Skills work visa policy, your occupation is assessed against ANZSCO. You may be granted a medium skilled work visa of upto three years only if...

February 15, 2020 5
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How long can I stay overseas, I am on Post Study Work Visa open

Dear Arshdeep, As you may be aware that Immigration New Zealand has now changed their attitude towards visa applications for Indian couples who have not yet lived together for a considerable amount of...

February 15, 2020 5
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Claiming points for Assistant Accountant work experience

You have to understand that for your Skilled Migrant Residence application, you do not get points for work experience in the field but instead for skilled work experience. In order to understand better,...

February 15, 2020 5
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Points for relevant work experience v/s skilled work experience?

Dear Jasmeet, You can only claim points for Skilled Work Experience as opposed to "relevant work experience" as per current Immigration New Zealand policy for Skilled Migrant Residence. So your experience...

February 14, 2020 5
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Can i change visitor visa to student visa .

Dear Akash, You cannot change a visitor visa to a student visa. If you are on a visitor visa for New Zealand and wish to study in New Zealand, you need to apply for a new student visa application....

February 14, 2020 5
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Bonus 10 point for Level 6 study commenced before 25th July 2011

Hi there, From your description, it appears that you may be able to claim bonus points. Here is what the regulation says: SM8.25.1 Bonus points for New Zealand qualifications gained before, or commenced...

February 14, 2020 5
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Can I get Resident Visa as a Wood Machinist Category?

Dear Vikrant, As you know that I have already answered this question to you in your personal one-on-one appointment but I will still answer this for the sake of our other clients. The answer is Yes....

February 14, 2020 5
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How much if your fee for a residence visa?

Our fee for a residence visa can be different based on the specific policy and your personal circumstances. At the moment our standard fee for a standard nature of work for a Skilled Migrant Residence...

February 14, 2020 5
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Will the new salary range rule affect registered nurses too?

Yes, in the scope of Skilled Migrant Residence, the salary requirements are meant for all occupations. However, you also have to be mindful that you must also meet the market rate for the role and not...

February 14, 2020 5
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Can someone get 3 year visa as a Store Manager for Pita Pit?

Dear Manjit, In order to get a 3-year essential skills visa, Immigration New Zealand needs to be satisfied that the role is a skill level 1,2,3 role or otherwise meets the requirements for being considered...

February 14, 2020 5
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I am Store Manager and my employer gave the same role to someone else

Dear Pankaj, In this scenario, there are few different aspects to consider: Are you currently working as a Store Manager or has your employer given you a termination notice? If you are on a work...

February 14, 2020 5
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Can I get Residency and 3year work visa for Frame and Truss Fabricator

Dear Harpreet, The first step for you would be to ensure that you remain on a valid work visa. Residence application and work visa can be applied at the same time if you meet all the requirements but...

February 14, 2020 5
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Can I claim skilled work experience from a different occupation?

Dear Gobi, In short, the answer is Yes. You can claim points for skilled work experience for different occupations. You still need to ensure that you are able to meet the requirements for skilled work...

February 14, 2020 5
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