Immigration NZ Update: Essential Skills Work Visa changes

16 July 2021
Immigration NZ
Information about updated settings to Essential Skills visas in response to COVID-19.

Essential Skills Work Visa changes

Information about updated settings to Essential Skills visas in response to COVID-19.

From 19 July Essential Skills visa holders who apply for a new visa to remain in their current job will be able to stay for longer.

The maximum duration of an Essential Skills visas for jobs paid below the median wage is extended from 12 to 24 months.

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