01 July 2009

New Zealand permanent residence programme numbers released

Immigration New Zealand has released 45,000 to 50,000 places for new permanent residents to the country in the coming year.

New Zealand permanent resident quota

The New Zealand permanent resident quota for 2009/2010 has been released by the government.

The New Zealand Residence Programme (NZRP) contains the permanent residence goals set by the New Zealand Government to meet New Zealand’s ongoing skills requirements and humanitarian commitments.

The number of places available to those emigrating to New Zealand for each year, ending June 30,  under the NZRP is reviewed by Cabinet annually.

For 2009/10 the NZRP is set at the same level as for 2008/09: there will be 45,000 to 50,000 approved places.

This includes:

If you are interested in emigrating to New Zealand take the first step with the free online assessment.

The New Zealand Visa Bureau is an independent consulting company specialising in helping people with New Zealand visas and emigration


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