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What is a Skills Match Report?

What is a Skills Match Report?

As a part of the labour market test for NZ Essential Skills work visa applications that are associated with occupations that are ANZSCO skill level 4-5 (if I have lost you already, call me and I will explain), the position must be listed with Work and Income (WINZ)....

A guide to Australian bridging visas

A guide to Australian bridging visas

If you are considering travelling to Australia in order to lodge a further application, you need to consider what rights you will have on a bridging visa. You need to know information such as when you might be eligible for work rights or when you are able to travel....

19mths to assess a Subclass 461…

19mths to assess a Subclass 461…

As if it was the final insult to NZ citizens wanting to live in Australia, the global processing time for subclass 461 visas (NZders wanting to bring their partner or child to Australia to live with them) has ballooned out to a staggering 19...

New Zealand Partnership Visa Options

New Zealand Partnership Visa Options

I am a NZ citizen or resident and I want to bring my non-NZ partner, who is currently overseas, to NZ to live with me. What type of application should I make? This is a very common question that we get at VisaAide so I just thought I’d shed some light on the matter....

The End of the NZ Rugby Visa?

The End of the NZ Rugby Visa?

The Specific Purpose or Event visa may be in jeopardy. The Specific Purpose or Event visa (SPV), commonly referred to as the “Rugby Visa” has changed recently. This change indicates that a sports player that currently holds an SPV is unable to apply for a new SPV...