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New Zealand Family Quota Visa

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Apply for a New Zealand Family Visa

If you are looking to make a permanent move to New Zealand, you can apply to migrate to New Zealand through applying for a Family Visa.

Click Here to Complete the Online New Zealand Family Visa Assessment

New Zealand Visa Bureau's free online Family 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 Family 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.

The New Zealand Government sets the number of places available under the Family Quota Category each year.

The Family Quota category is run by ballot and aims to reunify families by granting residence to a quota of family members of New Zealand citizens and residents who are not eligible for residence under any other visa category.

You may only apply for a visa under this category if your New Zealand sponsor's registration was drawn from the ballot.

You (and your partner and children) are eligible for the Family Quota category if:

Your sponsor must:

The requirements for this visa also states your family sponsor must make a legal declaration they will provide you with financial support and accommodation (if necessary) for at least the first 2 years of your residence in New Zealand.