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New Zealand Student Visas

Get a New Zealand Study Visa

Consistently ranking as one of the top countries in the world for happiness and peaceful living, New Zealand is the ideal destination for students from other countries to learn about the world while also completing their education at a high-quality, world-class education facility.

Study courses you could complete include:

  • English Courses (General English, IELTS preparation, Cambridge, etc.)
  • Vocational Courses (Diplomas in Business, Marketing, Tourism, Hospitalities, etc.)
  • University Courses (Bachelor’s Degree, Master and PhD)

Our educational support team can help you to choose a suitable course and obtain an offer of place to study in New Zealand.

Types of New Zealand Student Visas

If you’re from another country you could be eligible to study in New Zealand under a number of different student visa types. Some of the most common New Zealand Study visas and New Zealand student visa requirements are:

Visitor Visa

This type of visa allows you to:

  • Stay in New Zealand up to either 6 or 9 months.
  • Study for up to 3 months during your visit.
  • Include your partner and dependent children in your visa application.

Working Holiday Visa

This type of visa allows you to:

  • Allows you to work, study and holiday in New Zealand.
  • Stay in New Zealand for up to 12, 24, or 36 months depending on the country you are a citizen of.
  • Study or train for up to 6 months total.

Fee Paying Student Visa

This type of visa allows you to:

  • Study full-time in the course stated in your visa.
  • Work part-time up to 20 hours a week.
  • You can stay in New Zealand for up to 4 years.

Dependent Child Student Visa

This type of visa allows you to:

  • Have a dependent child join their parent in New Zealand and be able to study.
  • Allows the child to stay for the same duration as their parent.
  • Allows the child to study in primary or secondary school in New Zealand.

Occupational Registration Visitor Visa

This type of visa allows you to:

  • You can get occupational registration for particular occupations.
  • You can stay in New Zealand for up to 3 months.
  • Once you complete your occupational registration, you may be eligible to apply for a visa to work in the relevant occupation.

M-FAT Funded NZ Scholarship Student Visa

This type of visa allows you to:

  • Study full-time at the course stated in your visa application.
  • Work part-time up to 20 hours per week while studying and full-time in holidays.
  • Stay in New Zealand for up to 4 years.

Pathway Student Visa

This type of visa allows you to:

  • Study up to 3 courses on one student visa.
  • Work up to 20 hours per week (part time) while studying and full time in holidays.
  • Stay in New Zealand for up to 5 years.

Foreign Government Supported Student Visa

This type of visa allows you to:

  • Study full-time at the course stated in your visa.
  • Work part-time up to 20 hours per week while studying and fulltime in the holidays.
  • Stay in New Zealand for up to 4 years.

Exchange Student Visa

This type of visa allows you to:

  • Study in New Zealand fulltime in a school-to-school exchange or exchange programme.
  • Work up to 20 hours per week (part time) while studying and fulltime in holidays depending on age and study.
  • Stay in New Zealand for up to 4 years, depending on your exchange length.
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How Immigration Chambers Can Help

Immigration law can be complex and overwhelming, but here at Immigration Chambers, we’re here to make understanding your options and securing the right New Zealand study visa for you a lot easier.

Our team of immigration specialists include accredited immigration lawyers and licensed immigration advisers who are not only vastly experienced in all manner of immigration law matters but are also well versed in the latest immigration laws and restrictions for New Zealand.

If you want to study in New Zealand there are a wide range of options available to you but it’s important that you choose the right option. Mistakes can be costly and time consuming. That’s what we’re here to help you with.

We can assess your situation and application details to ensure you’re submitting the correct information, that you meet the necessary requirements, and that you’re applying for the right type of visa. We can also help you to find appropriate courses that suit your visa requirements.
We understand immigration matters are overwhelming and stressful, so we’re here to take the hassle out of the process for you.

Why Choose Immigration Chambers for New Zealand Immigration matters?

Here’s why people choose Immigration Chambers for assistance with immigration and visas for New Zealand:

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We make the process easier

Immigration and visa matters are often complex but we’re here to take the stress and confusion out of the process and ensure that you have the right information for your situation.

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Expert Advice

Our team is made up of qualified immigration experts – both immigration lawyers and immigration advisers. Our knowledge is up-to-date and accurate.

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Exceptional Results

We pride ourselves on being able to advise businesses and individuals on all aspects of immigration law and ensure that our advice leads to successful outcomes.

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Clear Communication

We will always keep you up to date with the latest news and any changes to policies and laws that could impact your visa application.

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Contact us today for an initial enquiry

We are New Zealand’s largest and most experienced team of licensed immigration advisers. Our experts will take away the stress and worry of navigating the complicated world of immigration. All you need to do is get in touch. Our team is on standby, ready to help.

Feedback From Our Clients

To be effective in this age of globalisation your business needs expertise to ensure your employees get the right visa as quickly as possible. We offer a full range of services.

“I would highly recommend Immigration Chambers for its quality service and reasonable fees. I found Shiv and David very cooperative and Proactive. I am very happy with the results I have received for my partnership Visa. The whole process was stress free and very smooth. I wish all the best for the whole team 👍🏻.”
Tenji Dolma
Tenji Dolma
I highly recommend the Immigration Chamber for the quality of their work!! Thanks to Valerie I got my student visa in record time. Her availability, her follow-up and her dedication have made a real difference for me. If I have one more thing to tell you all is that if you have any kinds of request regarding immigration, do not hesitate and contact them!!
Guillaume Mallet
Guillaume Mallet
“I am very grateful to the Immigration Chambers for their help with my difficult case, they did everything professionally, on time and we are happy with the result. Will recommend for sure !)”
Angelika Sigaenko
Angelika Sigaenko
“I highly recommend David and his team. My partner got visa after 2 year waiting. We received PPI, IC helped us solve it. They are very professional and friendly. Excellent service.”
Sammanuel Nguyen
Sammanuel Nguyen
“Our residency has finally been approved recently and it’s a big relief after 26 months waiting in uncertianty. Thanks for the very honest and professional services from Immigration Chambers, especially Wilson, my main contact. He was very caring and guided us through this difficult journey. Really appreciated!”
Jane Guo
Jane Guo