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New Zealand Working Holiday Visa

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Applying for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa

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.

Working Holiday Visas can now be applied for online. To confirm your eligibility, complete an online assessment.

Apply Here For a Working Holiday Visa Click Here to Apply Online for Your New Zealand Working Holiday Visa

This scheme allows visa holders casual working rights in order to supplement their travels, and as such any work undertaken must be incidental and to the conditions stipulated on the visa.

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.

Working Holiday Visa Conditions

To qualify for this scheme applicants must:

Applicants for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa must also be genuinely travelling to New Zealand for the sole purpose of holidaying, and must abide by the visa conditions and be able to provide evidence they intend to leave the country when their visa expires.

New Zealand Working Holiday Guide

Upon successfully qualifying for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa with the New Zealand Visa Bureau, you'll be issued our exclusive Working Holiday Guide

Your printed guide, designed specifically for working holidaymakers, includes all the information you'll need for your year in NZ, with detailed listings for accommodation, employment, restaurants, bars, clubs and activities for all of New Zealand's biggest towns and cities.  What's more, it also fills you in on all the exclusive discounts you'll receive with your Visa Bureau Platinum Card.

Visa Bureau Platinum Card

The Visa Bureau Platinum Card gives you over NZ$250 worth of freebies and discounts on your New Zealand Working Holiday, ranging from free nights in some of the country's best hostels to discount camper van rental, savings on your travel insurance, half-price bungy jumping and much, much more! 

The Platinum Card also gives you access to the members-only Platinum Card site, where you'll be kept informed of all the new discounts and offers we add to our Platinum Card package.  To take advantage of these exclusive offers, apply for your New Zealand Working Holiday Visa with Visa Bureau today.

Check out our New Zealand Working Holiday Guide and Platinum Card info page for more on our Working Holiday package.