New Zealand Visa fees to change in November

- Posted in New Zealand by Visa Bureauon 12 November 2010

Immigration fees and levies are reviewed regularly to ensure they cover the cost of delivering New Zealand immigration services.

Applicants who lodge applications on or after 29 November 2010 will need to submit the correct fee at the time the application is lodged.

The fee increases include:

  • Expression of Interest fees for online applications will rise from NZ$400 to NZ$440;
  • Skilled Migrant Residence Applications will be increased from NZ$1,800 to NZ$2,050;
  • Migrant Levy payments (excluding family and pacific access category) from $306.67 to $310 per person over the age of 5;
  • Family Residence applications from $1200 to $1,350;
  • Working Holiday Visa from $120 to $140.

The New Zealand Visa Bureau is an independent consulting company specialising in helping people with their New Zealand Visa applications to the New Zealand Embassy