New Zealand Visa Bureau Online Visa Assessments

Completing an Online Assessment is simple, free and carries no obligation. Here are a few top tips to guide you through the Online Assessment process:

  • Complete the Online Assessment that most closely matches your current circumstances;
  • Answer all the questions honestly;
  • If you don't qualify the first time, try the assessment again; try using your partner as the primary applicant; or investigate other visas classes;
  • A 'pass' result entitles you to a free consultation with an New Zealand Visa Bureau migration consultant. Don't forget to nominate your preferred contact number and a convenient time of day for a consultant to ring you.

Working Holiday Visas

The New Zealand Working Holiday Visa Scheme gives young people aged between 18 and 30 the opportunity to travel to New Zealand and undertake employment during their stay.

Most participants in the Working Holiday Scheme are allowed to remain in New Zealand for a total of 12 months, although this time is extended to 23 months if you are from the United Kingdom.

To see if you qualify for a Working Holiday Visa, fill out the Online Assessment below.

Apply for a Working Holiday Visa

Skilled Visas

The Skilled Migration category offers skilled individuals the opportunity to gain permanent residence in New Zealand by helping boost the New Zealand skilled workforce.

If you are in a skilled profession and are thinking of migrating to New Zealand, fill out the Skilled Visa Online Assessment to see if you qualify.


Business Visas

The objective of the New Zealand Business Visa category is to contribute to economic growth in New Zealand by attracting business owners, investors and entrepreneurs.

The business categories under this policy can be either for permanent residence, or temporary entry with the option to lead to residence after several years working in New Zealand.

New Zealand Business Visa Assessment

Work Permits

The objective of the New Zealand Work Visa and Permit Policy is to contribute to the development of New Zealand industry and economy by attracting skilled migrants.

Work Visas/Permits are granted on a temporary residence basis, that is, they specify the maximum amount of time you are allowed to live and work in New Zealand.

If you would like to live and work in New Zealand, fill out an Online Assessment to see if you qualify under this category.

New Zealand Work Permit Assessment

Family Visas

This category helps the relatives of New Zealand citizens and residents migrate to New Zealand. If you have family in New Zealand and would like to join them, fill out an Online Assessment to see if you qualify for migration.

Child Visa

Dependent children are those considered to be totally or substantially reliant on an adult for financial support, whether you live with that adult or not. Sponsoring adults must be New Zealand citizens or residents.

Partner Visa

This policy is for people who have a New Zealand resident or citizen partner (married or unmarried) and would like to live in New Zealand with them. To qualify for residence under this policy an applicant must have been living with their partner for 12 months or more in a partnership that is genuine and stable.

New Zealand Partner Visa Assessment

Parent Visa

The Parent Policy is for people who want to live permanently in New Zealand and have an adult child who is a New Zealand citizen or resident.

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