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» Long Term Skill Shortage List
The Long Term Skills Shortage List Work Policy allows New Zealand employers to offer skilled overseas workers employment if their profession is listed on the Long Term Skill Shortage List (LTSSL).
This policy provides for a temporary multiple-entry 30 month Work Visa/Permit which has the potential to lead to permanent residence as part of the New Zealand Work to Residence category.
To be eligible under this policy you must:
Free Online Work Permit Assessment
A permanent Resident Visa for New Zealand can be applied for under the Long Term Skills Shortage List Residence Policy after 24 months in New Zealand, providing you are able to meet all of the permanent residence requirements and are under 55 at the time of application.
To be approved for residence under this policy you must:
Your employment must be:
Permanent residence in New Zealand will only be granted if you satisfy all the requirements of the Long Term Skill Shortage List Residence Policy, and you are considered by New Zealand Immigration to be a bona fide visa holder.
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