How To Employ Migrants And Recruit Overseas Workers

VisaAide specialises in helping NZ employers employ migrants. Together with our People Inc partners, we provide an end-to-end service covering immigration, visas, employer accreditation, job checks, recruitment, documentation, and on-going compliance.

This makes the whole process of hiring overseas employees – as well as employing migrants already in New Zealand – easy and straightforward for you.

Employer accreditation

If you’re looking to employ migrants, the very first step is for your organisation to become accredited by New Zealand Immigration. Employer accreditation is initially valid for 12 months, and you’re then able to take the next steps in employing migrant workers. VisaAide can organise your employer accreditation for you. Read more about employer accreditation.

Job check

Once your company is accredited, you need to conduct a job check for every position you’re recruiting. The purpose of this is to prove that there are no suitably qualified New Zealanders available for the role. VisaAide can manage the job check process for you. Read more about job checks – including common mistakes to avoid.

Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV)

So you’re an accredited employer; passed the job check; found the perfect migrant worker – now it’s time for us to help you with the Accredited Employer Work Visa. This has replaced a number of other NZ work visas, and is aimed at skilled migrants. Read more about the Accredited Employer Work Visa.

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Do you need help with employing migrants?

We specialise in helping NZ businesses employ migrants – contact us for up-to-date advice.

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