Working Holiday Scheme: Ireland

This Working Holiday Scheme allows 2,800 young citizens of the Republic of Ireland annually:

  • To be issued a Work Visa valid for travel for 12 months from date of issue, and upon arrival in New Zealand to be granted a Work Permit for a maximum of 12 months; OR
  • If applying from within New Zealand, to be granted a Work Permit valid for a maximum of 12 months.

To be eligible for a Work Visa/Permit under this Working Holiday Scheme, applicants must:

  • Be Irish citizens at the time of applying; AND
  • Have a minimum of NZ$4,200 available funds for their maintenance during the period of stay in New Zealand.
Apply for a Working Holiday Visa
Working Holiday Guide

The New Zealand Working Holiday Guide is given to all Visa Bureau WHV clients and features details on over NZ$700 worth of discounts available to New Zealand Visa Bureau clients, ranging from free nights of accommodation to extreme sports and discount camper van rental! 

You'll also get your exclusive Visa Bureau Platinum Cardand access to the Platinum Card site!

New Zealand Working Holiday Guide

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