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Visa Bureau Service: Why use Visa Bureau?

Visa Bureau is not affiliated with the New Zealand Government but is an independent UK company. NZ visas are available from the NZ Government at a lower cost when you apply directly. Our comprehensive visa and immigration services include immigration advice from registered migration agents, an exceptional success rate, document checking and visa processing.

See below for details regarding a number of our visa services:

Why use Visa Bureau's New Zealand Working Holiday Service?

Through applying and paying for your Working Holiday Visa through the New Zealand Visa Bureau, your application will be managed through to completion by our experienced Visa Processing Department. Upon completion of the online Working Holiday Visa Assessment, you will receive a complimentary telephone call to confirm your supplied details as being accurate and explain you through the Working Holiday Visa application process.

The service charge for applying for the visa with the New Zealand Visa Bureau is £199, which covers the New Zealand government fee of NZ$208 (plus credit card surcharge & foreign exchange fees), and also the additional service of your details being checked and confirmed as accurate by an experienced visa consultancy before being lodged to the New Zealand Government's processing system, to provide you with complete assurance that your visa will be approved without any issue.

Another part of the service includes being issued a Visa Bureau Platinum Card which gives you access to our Working Holiday Visa Platinum Programme. The Platinum Programme includes exclusive bonuses like free hostel nights, discounts and offers on activities and travel in New Zealand and provides assistance setting up such essentials like a New Zealand bank account, travel insurance and a New Zealand tax number. The service also entitles you to access our email and telephonic helpdesk to ensure that you always have access to someone while you are travelling in New Zealand.

Why use Visa Bureau's New Zealand Skilled Migration Visa Service?

New Zealand Visa Bureau's free online Skilled Migration Visa assessment will provide you with your points score on completion and you will be given the option at that stage to request a free telephonic or email consultation with an experienced migration consultant specialising in evaluating eligibility for migration to New Zealand. As part of this initial free consultation, the consultant will discuss the options open to you and provide you with guidance on what visas are suitable and practical to you situation. Additionally, should you decide to use us to assist you with your skilled migration visa application, your migration consultant will explain our service charges. Our service charges are dependent on both the visa subclass and your own individual circumstances; for example, while our service charge for a child visa can be as low as £600, it can range to £2,400 for some skilled visa applications. This is not inclusive of VAT, the New Zealand government fees or any other costs associated with the application. You are not obliged to use our services at any point and we encourage you to take the free online assessment to assess your eligibility. Should you choose to use our services, your application will be handled by an IAA-registered migration agent initially and you will be assigned a personal caseworker who will guide you through every step of the process, from confirming your eligibility and gathering documents to checking your final application before lodging it to the New Zealand government.

You can also begin the process of applying for a New Zealand Skilled Migration Visa by going to the New Zealand Government website. The government fees for a visa application range in price, depending on your own personal circumstances and the subclass of visa you are applying for. The total goverment fee can be anything from NZ$930 for a family category visa to NZ$2,400 for certain skilled visas.