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Residence From Works

 

1. Talent (Accredited Employers) Residence Category

This is a residence category for people who were granted a 30-month temporary work visa to allow them to work for an accredited employer in New Zealand.

To be approved for residence you must:

• Be in New Zealand when the application for residence is lodged

• Have held a work visa granted under the Talent (Accredited Employers) Work Category for at least 24 months

• During the currency of that visa, have been employed in New Zealand for a period of 24 months by an accredited employer (or another employer if you were granted a variation of conditions to your work visa by INZ allowing you to work for them instead)

• Have current ongoing employment that meets the following salary requirements 


• Hold full or provisional registration, if full or provisional registration is required to practise in your occupation in New Zealand, and

• Be healthy and of good character.

Your employment must be:

• Full-time (on average, at least 30 hours per week)

• Ongoing (permanent or indefinite, or for a stated term of at least 12 months)

• Genuine, and stable

• Compliant with relevant employment law in force in New Zealand.

 

2. Talent (Arts, Culture and Sports) Residence Category

This is a residence category for people with exceptional talent in a field of art, culture or sport who were sponsored by a New Zealand art, cultural or sporting organisation for a 30-month open temporary work visa allowing them to be actively engaged in their field in New Zealand.

To be approved you must:

• Be in New Zealand when the application for residence is lodged

• Have held a work visa granted under the Talent (Arts, Culture and Sports) Work Category for at least 24 months

• During the currency of that visa, have been actively engaged in your field of art, culture or sport throughout a period of 24 months in New Zealand

Be sponsored for residence by a New Zealand organisation of national repute in your field (see below)

• Still be prominent in your field

• Show that your continued presence in New Zealand will enhance the quality of New Zealand’s accomplishments and participation in your field of art, culture or sport

• Be healthy and of good character, and

• Not have applied for or been granted any social welfare benefits in New Zealand.

A New Zealand organisation of national repute is defined as:

• A New Zealand organisation that has a nationally recognised record of excellence in a field of art, culture or sport, or

• A New Zealand organisation that has a nationally recognised record of excellence in fostering exceptional talent in a field of art, culture or sport.


3. Long Term Skill Shortage List Residence Category

This is a residence category for people who were granted a 30-month work visa to allow them to work for an employer in New Zealand in an occupation on the Long Term Skill Shortage List.

To be approved for residence you must:

• Have held a work visa granted under the Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Category for at least 24 months; and

• Currently have employment (see below) with a minimum base salary of NZ$45,000 that is in either:

• The occupation for which you were granted a work visa under the Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Category, or

• An occupation which is listed on the Long Term Skill Shortage List at the time your application for residence is made, and

• Hold full or provisional registration, if full or provisional registration is required to practise in that occupation in New Zealand, and

• Be healthy and of good character.

Your employment must be:

• Full-time (on average, at least 30 hours per week)

• Ongoing (permanent or indefinite, or for a stated term of at least 12 months) • genuine, and

• Compliant with relevant employment law in force in New Zealand.


4.Religious Worker instructions

This is a residence category for people who hold a work visa under Religious Worker instructions. To be approved for residence under Religious Worker instructions you must:

• Have genuine, ongoing New Zealand-based religious work with a sponsoring organisation whose primary purpose is advancing religion, and

• Have held a work visa under Religious Worker instructions for at least three years, and

• Have training and/or experience in religious work of at least five years, and

• Be aged 55 years or under at the time you apply for residence, and • meet the minimum English language requirements (see English Language Information (INZ 1060) for full requirements and information on how to meet them), and

• Be healthy and of good character.

A sponsoring organisation must:

• Be a charity registered with Charities Services with a primary purpose of advancing religion, and

• Agree to sponsor you for a period of at least five years (including maintenance, accommodation and repatriation (if required)), and provide evidence of their financial ability to sponsor you for this period, and

• Provide evidence of a genuine and long-term need for a religious worker.

• Provide a copy of an employment agreement or a description of the religious work you are being sponsored to undertake. 


For more information or need a free assessment, please contact New Millennium Group Ltd.