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New Zealand Working Holiday Visa

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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.

All applicants for the New Zealand Working Holiday Visa must meet general requirements set out in the Generic Temporary Entry Policy, as well as be able to fulfil specific requirements based on their country of origin.

To be eligible for a Work Visa/Permit applicants must:

Applicants must be able to meet all the specific requirements based on their country of origin to qualify for a Working Holiday Visa.

Working Holiday Agreements
The following countries have Working Holiday Visa agreements with New Zealand:
Argentina Belgium Canada Chile Czech Republic
Denmark Finland France Germany Hong Kong
Ireland Italy Japan Korea Malaysia
Malta Netherlands Norway Singapore Sweden
Taiwan Thailand United Kingdom Uruguay United States of America

Applicants for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa are not required to provide evidence of a job offer.