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Working Holiday Scheme: United Kingdom

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Applying for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa

Young people aged between 18 and 30 can apply for a Working Holiday Visa and get the opportunity to travel to New Zealand and undertake employment during their stay.

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Working Holiday Visa Basic Requirements

To qualify for this scheme, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of a country which has a working holiday agreement with New Zealand;
  • Meet Working Holiday basic requirements, such as age, health and character prerequisites; and
  • Meet specific criteria based on the applicant's country of origin, including the length of stay and available funds.

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 Visa Processing Department.

You will also be given access to our Working Holiday Visa Platinum Package, which 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 your New Zealand Working Holiday visa application is a seamless, simple process.

This scheme allows young citizens of the United Kingdom to be issued with multiple entry Work Visas, current for 12 months from the date of issue. On arrival they will be granted a Work Permit valid for 23 months.

To be eligible for a Work Visa/Permit under this scheme, applicants must:

Applicants from the United Kingdom still need to be ordinarily resident in the UK to apply, but can be temporarily visiting another country at the time of applying.

Participants must not work for a period exceeding 12 months. This may be in one consecutive period or interspersed throughout the total stay.