New Zealand Student VisasThe New Zealand Government encourages international students to study in New Zealand. Those students who complete a NZ qualification which meets residence criteria, may apply for a work permit and/or residence on completion of their studies.
Please note that:
- all residence applicants must provide medical certificates and those aged 17 and older, must provide Police certificates. In most categories, a high level of English language skills is required
- you must have sufficient financial resources to support yourself and your family for your first two years in New Zealand