Working holiday in New Zealand, staying up to maximum 6 mths
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New Zealand has a very great policy which some western countries are also practicing the same way, the countries allow traveler apply the working holiday visa for staying in New Zealand for temporarily. Working holiday visa has a maximum period for the applicant to staying in New Zealand, however, there is a minimum requirement for the applicant as well.
Initially, My wife and myself would like to give up our employment and try to apply the working holiday visa in New Zealand for temporarily. However, we were failed to apply due to some of the reasons that caused us unable to fulfill our dreams. Please do not hesitate to apply the working visa for staying there, is really worth as New Zealand is too amazing!!!
Work visa are very complex, require careful handling and must meet a high threshold of proof that there are no local workers available to fill the position. All residence must provide medical certificate and those aged 17 and older, must provide police certificate. One can migrate toNew Zealandwith the appropriate work visa. The immigration service ofNew Zealandallows both permanent and temporary residency for foreign nationals.
There are two main categories of work visas
Work to residence is a residence category requiring possession of a work visa under one of the talent work policies for at least 2 years or possession under the priority occupations list for at least 2 years and an offer of on-going employment inNew Zealand.
Employer sponsored work visa it requires a high level of English language skills, you must have sufficient financial resources to support yourself and your family for your first 2 years inNew Zealand.
Normal work policy requires all the following criteria to be satisfied.
The applicant to have an offer of employment for a full-time 30 hours per week which is in accordance with new Zealand employment law.
The applicant to have work experience or qualifications relevant to the position requirements.
The employer satisfies and provides evidence, that they have made a genuine attempt to locate and employNew Zealandcitizens for the position. The position should also be one thatNew Zealandis unable to be easily trained for.
The employer should be credible and the position financially sustainable.
The New Zealandworking holiday visa offers the opportunity for young people from countries with exchange agreements in place to travel aroundNew Zealandtaking up temporary work while they are there. The working holiday visa forNew Zealandis issued for 12 months, however forUKcitizens it is issued for 23 months, of which they must not work for a period of more than 12 months. A foreign resident applying for working holiday visa inNew Zealandhas to meet some basic requirements.
There are some information that for applying the working holiday visa which extracted from the webpage of Immigration New Zealand: http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/stream/work/worktemporarily/