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Can I apply for an online Visa?

Our online system

We have online systems that allow migrants to apply for visas, employers and education providers to find out who can work and study in New Zealand and the doctors who provide us with medical information.

Note: Our online systems such as Immigration Online, Online Services, and Visaview are not optimized for tablets and smartphones.

Apply for an online visa

 

Learn how to sign up for our online system and apply for an online visa.

See Visa

See Visa

Visa View is an online system for employers and education providers. Registered users can use it to check if someone is allowed to work or study in New Zealand.

Visa validation service

Visa validation service

This service allows users to register and view visa details in New Zealand. Users must first obtain permission from visa holders.

Apply to the name

Apply to the name

Immigration consultants, education officials, education providers and employers can use Immigration Online to apply for visas to their clients, students or candidates.

Medical for registered doctors

Medical for registered doctors

Medical is an online system used by physicians to report the results of medical immigration investigations.

 

Apply for an online visa

Learn how to sign up for our online system and apply for an online visa.

Apply for your visa online

Apply for your visa online

It’s easier and faster

You can apply online for most jobs, student visits or visas. You can download receipts and photos and pay online for your application. Faster and easier to apply online.

 

Immigration Online

Immigration Online

Online system

Our online immigration system allows us to apply online for a work, visitor or student visa. You can also apply online for a residence visa as a New Zealand partner or dependent child.

Online services

Online services

Online system

You can use the online services to apply online for a Silver Fern employment visa or account. You can also use it to send online expressions of interest for the category of skilled migrants.

See the status of your visa application

See the status of your visa application

After applying for a visa or submitting a declaration of interest, you can check the status of your application.

Immigration Online

Our online immigration system allows us to apply online for a work, visitor or student visa. You can also apply online for a residence visa as a New Zealand partner or dependent child. You can download receipts and photos and pay online for your application. Faster and easier to apply online.

The visa you can apply for immigration online

On Immigration Online, you can apply for the following visas:

  • Student Visa
  • Working license
  • Visitor visa
  • Visas for group guests
  • Partners of a Visa residence based in New Zealand
  • children’s visa

You can not apply for the following visas:

  • Qualified immigration visa for migrant categories
  • Visa for parents
  • Visa for retired parents
  • Long-term list of skills shortages
  • Residence permit visa (certified employer)
  • Residence visa for talent (art, culture, sport)
  • Visas for religious workers
  • Visa for Residents with Samoa Quotas
  • Residence visa for the Pacific Access category
  • Pitcairn Resident Visa
  • Resident Visa for Investors (Investor 1)
  • Resident Visa for Investors (Investor 2)
  • Visa for entrepreneurs
  • Employees include a commercial resident visa
  • Resident Visa Family Support Class
  • Victims of domestic visas
  • Refugee quota categories to refinance
  • category of victims of trafficking
  • Permanent residence visa
  • Divert travel conditions for residence visas
  • Second resident visa or next visa

 

What is involved

  1. Check the supporting documents to submit for your application.
  2. Create your immigration

 

What you need to apply online

To complete an online application, you will need:

  • a RealMe account
  • A valid credit card
  • Reliable Internet connection with a computer (mobile or tablet unsupported)
  • A photo ID in JPEG format
  • PDF copies of your essential documents OR a scanner to create PDFs.

What is an eVisa?

What is an eVisa?

EVisa is a visa issued to your passport without a sticker. Your visa journal will be stored in the Immigration New Zealand electronic system. We carry electronic visas for all types of visa applications. Physical visa tags are usually provided only on request.

How to use Immigration Online

How to use Immigration Online

 

Information to answer questions, available languages, and progress in an online application.

Security and confidentiality

Security and confidentiality

The security and protection of your personal information is important to us. The system allows the secure transmission of information to other online organizations, subject to the permission of users, who may also view and update their own data online.

 

EVisa is a visa issued to your passport without a sticker. Your visa journal will be stored in the Immigration New Zealand electronic system. We carry electronic visas for all types of visa applications. Physical visa tags are usually provided only on request. You can also get an eVisa if you transfer your original resident visa or permanent resident visa to your new passport. This means that you do not have a visa tag on your passport.

You may use your visa to travel, enter and stay in New Zealand as long as your visa permits. If you are not currently in New Zealand, you may not be able to reach it before or after the start date of your visa.

You must print your eVisa letter, keep it in a safe place and bring it with you when you travel to New Zealand.

Travel to New Zealand

Check your visa status

There are three ways to check the details of your visa online:

Immigration Online

 

If you are applying for a visa via Immigration ONLINE, log in to your account to view the visa approval notice. This includes all your visa requirements.

Visa validation service

You can use the visa verification service to consult your visa protocol. You can also allow other organizations to view details of your current visa, such as: Banks and health care providers.

 

VisaView

Employers or educational institutions can use our VisaView system to check if they are allowed to work or study in New Zealand.

Immigration Online

Visa validation service

See Visa

Conditions of entry, departure and travel to other countries

Some countries have specific requirements for entry, exit and transit visas. If you are traveling or leaving from another country, you must check the conditions of departure or transit. You can do this with the appropriate authorities, your airline or your travel agent.

There are many ways to view the details of your New Zealand visa when traveling abroad. You can do it:

  • Post a copy of your visa confirmation letter.
  • Log in to your online immigration service or visa verification service to view a copy of your visa details (included on a mobile device).
  • Inform the government official of the details of your visa so that they can register for the visa verification service.

The visa does not match your passport

In case of an error in the visa information provided on your eVisa label, please contact Immigration New Zealand (INZ) immediately. For example, if your name or passport number is invalid.

If your eVisa personal information does not match your passport, travel delays to New Zealand may occur.

EVISA only registers your first and last name. Center names are not always included. As long as the names are correct, the missing names will not affect the integrity of the visa or the ability to travel (or stay) in New Zealand.

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What happens when you receive a new passport?

The details of your visa are related to your passport. If you have received a new passport since your New Zealand visa was issued, it will no longer be available.

 

Online service system online

You can use the online services to apply online for a Silver Fern employment visa or account. You can also use it to send online expressions of interest for the category of skilled migrants.

Information on online services

You can only apply online for a Working Holiday visa or Fern Silver Fern work visa. You can send us a message of interest for the category of eligible migrants online or via our paper form. All these online applications use our online service system. It is important that all the information you provide is correct. A bad report can be problematic if you are applying in the Qualified Transition category, or if you’re Silver Fern work visa or work visa is in New Zealand.

If you are applying for a work visa, all you need to do is register for the vacation plan that corresponds to the visa you wish to use for New Zealand.

Requests for a second work holiday visa in the United Kingdom or Canada cannot be submitted online. Applications must be submitted on the application form.

Update the username and password of the online services

The username and password for your online services cannot match the online immigration credentials.

If you forget your username, please contact the Immigration Contact Center. If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it on the online services login page.

If you are banned from your account due to a wrong entry several times, wait 30 minutes before attempting to reset your password. You cannot reset your password if you are locked.

 

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