Why New Zealand?

New Zealand is a country situated in the centre of the water hemisphere, being an island it has beautiful landscapes with British and Polynesian influence. It is a developed country and is highly ranked in various aspects, including quality of life, work life balance. New Zealanders have a welcoming nature with warm hospitality, whenever they meet new people. It offers free education to children for domestic education and subsidised education at a later stage with many upcoming competitive fields and influential curriculum to choose from. New Zealand provides one with great Job opportunities, future prospects, and work life balance. According to the Organisation for economic cooperation and Development’s (OECD) updated global survey New Zealand is seen as a fastest rising economy; with additional benefits and organised public services. The New Zealanders say that they know very well what it’s like arriving from a new arena. Spectacular beaches, sightseeing landscapes and rainforest attracts many nature lovers; it is a mixture of natural beauty and modern touch giving a perfect lifestyle for an immigrant with many new places to explore.

The culture of New Zealand is reformed by a unique mix of Maori community and European culture. New Zealand’s has imbibed the diversity with a combined touch of influences come from around the world, especially the pacific. It is indeed famous and thus forms an epicentre for Maori food and rich traditions. Providing broader and compelling views for immigrants to reside in New Zealand.

It has temperate weather where one can enjoy the sunshine and various outdoor family activities. Thus, it makes New Zealand a great place to migrate and live.

Cosmos supports you in providing end-to-end services from determining the country of your choice, submitting your applications, thus making your travel successful. We aid in complying with the necessary requirements, understanding the migration law in specific countries or regions.

Visa Categories

  • Skilled Migration Visa

    The Skilled Migrant Category gives most of the rights including- The ability to enter and leave the country, To work for any employer, Full access to health care benefits and educational subsidies.

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  • Investor Visa

    Cosmos have a dedicated team working with external legal partners for Investment programs and Business Start-Ups in New Zealand.

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  • Student Visa

    A Future Unlimited: An New Zealand education equips people with the knowledge, skills and networks that will last a lifetime and gives every student that studies with us the foundation they need for a Future Unlimited.

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  • Working Visa

    Requirements for working temporarily in New Zealand There are a number of requirements that you will need to meet to get a temporary work visa. In this section you can find out whether you need a work visa, whether you'll qualify, and what a temporary work visa will allow you to do.

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  • Visit Visa

    You might come to New Zealand for reasons such as holidays, sightseeing, social or recreational reasons, to visit relatives, friends, to be a business visitor or for other short-term non-work things like medical treatment or medical consultations.

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Working holiday Visa

This visa permits young and talented people to work for a tenure of 12 months on a non-permanent basis. It can be availed by people aging 18-30 years and majorly for 35 years for few country citizens.

One should have enough funds to support the cost of living and employer contact for one year. If one is a citizen of the UK or Canada this visa scheme is available for 24 months. The process of application usually takes 30 days.

One has to be a citizen of a country which has a working holiday agreement with New Zealand.


Study Visa

You require a study visa if your study duration is more than 3 years. The applicant first needs to prioritise the field of interest and University, based on the language proficiency, grades, skills, etc., and a student can be admitted to a particular university.

If the applicants are above 17, they should have an acceptance letter from the University for a Respective Degree course, enough proof of available funds which will help them to manage the cost of living in New Zealand. They are required to give a proof of clean criminal records and health check-up or medical examinations to ensure safety.

Dependent child student visa:

This visa is given to children whose parents have an opportunity to work or study in New Zealand, they are considered as dependent children for free domestic education and can live till 19 years of age on parent’s visa, they are exempted from paying the tuition fees till secondary education. While they reach tertiary education the visa category changes to fee paying student visa. If the stay is longer than one has to get tested for tuberculosis.

The children who can avail the benefit of dependent child student visas are usually whose parents are pursuing PhD (Doctor of philosophy) or funding is available through sponsorships in New Zealand. This country gives ample opportunities to students to earn while studying and apply for a post study visa. The staying to work visa after study offers one to stay and seek a job, meanwhile if any great opportunity knocks in one can abide by the terms of the employer and remain confined to the job.

For a study visa

  • One has to provide qualification details
  • Letter of acceptance form the institution
  • Proof of funds
  • Valid Passport
  • Clean Health and Criminal records

Business Visa

This category of visa allows business people and creative investors in New Zealand, this visa is further utilised for special work residence or permanent visa. This helps an entrepreneur to invest in and check the possibilities of business and explore the work in order to apply for a permanent visa. This visa is granted for people who have been into successful business for a period of 6 months or 24 months. New Zealand gives applicants an opportunity to attract the business and thus, enhance the economic growth. If the applicant meets all the criteria and the business is well settled New Zealand welcomes you on a permanent basis.

  • One needs to ascertain their proper documents
  • Proof of funds, bank statements
  • Valid passport
  • Clean criminal records, language and good health requirements

Permanent resident visa

You can be a permanent resident of New Zealand, once lived for a period of 2 years. This visa is granted to people who have willingness to live in New Zealand and are freely allowed to live and work without any impediments. One can travel out of the country without any restrictions. The length of stay is indefinite. Once you have the visa your family members automatically has the privilege of permanent resident visa and access to other facilities provided by the country.

  • One requires valid passport
  • Proof of employment and stay in New Zealand
  • Funds to support the stay
  • Clean character and health records

Benefits of Migrating to New Zealand

  • Natural Beauty and welcoming culture
  • Easy work life balance
  • Free health care opportunities
  • Best and subsidised education system
  • Safety and Security
  • Growing and fast economy
  • Permanent resident visa
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How Cosmos supports you

  • Our Professional Team will consult with each client to understand their needs and interests to provide customized solutions and representation within the legal framework of immigration to reach the personal goals and changing demands of the global world.
  • Migrating to Canada or Migrating to Australia through ICCRC registered consultant & MARA registered consultant respectively is the right pathway to follow to make your application successful.
  • Our services include Skilled Migration, Business Migration and study abroad programmes, we provide end-to end services from determining the country of your choice, submitting your applications, complying with the requirements, understanding the migration law in specific country or region and what to do before you arrive in the country of destination and once you arrive as an immigrant.
  • We have a success rate of 98% in all aspects, with more than 5000 clients who availed our services and eventually benefitted from them.

FAQs

Anybody who wants to travel to New Zealand for various purposes like tourism, study, work etc. require a Visa. Few countries are an exception for tourist visas as they have a visa waiver agreement with New Zealand. The residents from the Waiver country require to contact (ETA) Electronic Travel Authority prior to the visit.

  • Application form - with one single Photo for online mode, if paper application is provided you need to submit your original passport and two photographs.
    • Bonafide from current institute
  • Language requirements- One has to clear IELTS with good proficiency and according to the University requirements.
  • Good health requirements - basically you are asked to submit a chest X-ray for tuberculosis test
  • Good character - you need to keep your character records clean with no crime history
  • Tuition fees - Enough funds to support the tuition fees
    • Letter from your approved education provider showing paid fees
    • If you apply for loan you need to provide a proof for approved loan
    • Evidence you have a scholarship from your sponsor or education provider.

    For tuition fees if you are exempted then you need to show the necessary documents stating the same.

  • Medical insurance - You must declare in your visa application that you are holding an insurance to support your stay
    • Your insurance policy must cover the date that you travel to and from New Zealand, within New Zealand, and outside New Zealand if travelling as part of the course
    • Your medical care in New Zealand, including diagnosis, prescription, surgery, and hospitalisation etc., must be included in insurance policy.
  • Parent/ Guardian support-if you are below 9 a local guardian is required to travel along with you
    • Also there has to be a legal proof of parent/ guardian like passport, residence proof, which has to be disclosed.
  • Relevant practical experience- If you are pursuing some specialization or higher degree requires some practical work, you must submit the relevant certificates
  • One can opt for work along with the study by having potential skills, interest and expertise in a specific field. If the age is below 16 or 17 you require a consent from the guardian or education provider.

Accommodating in New Zealand requires a good amount of finance and you need to look for a place in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch etc., all the places are equipped with good transport. So living in this country might not be a problem, the new houses are furnished with built fireplaces which is an additional benefit.

New Zealand has a good network of transport facility:

With buses having passenger transport for covering shorter distances in cities and major other tourist buses, Trains cover a longer route connecting some important points with the city , ferries operate within a network of Wellington in the North Island and Picton in South Island. Cruises are generally used for a commute to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, if one wants to avail the option just book prior to the trip which will make it less costly and easily available and you will be least burdened at the last moment.

You can also drive in New Zealand if you carry an authorized license for the type of vehicle from your home country, ensure to know the rules of driving in NZ before you hit the roads for driving.

For a student above 17 years of age it is easy and permissible to work for 20 hours per week. The Universities provides support for working options, various information is available on various job portals. You need to make a CV which solves the purpose and mentions all the skills which makes it an easy task for securing good work support.

Permanent residence can be granted to people who have completed employment for more than years and are willing to stay in New Zealand, one has to have a valid passport, employment support from the employer, clean health and character records. Permanent residence is also granted to business visa holders and entrepreneurs

  • AUT University
  • The University of Auckland
  • Lincoln University
  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • Massey University
  • The University of Waikato
  • The University of Canterbury
  • The University of Otago

The country has a temperate climate with sunshine and moderate rains. The country is situated near the coast, thus the temperature is mild, and decreases as one travels in the southern part. January and February are the warmest month with July being the coldest. Thus one can enjoy the weather and go for many outdoor activities like hiking, trekking, camping, bungee jumping etc.

The best time to visit New Zealand is October to April.

If one prefers nature with a temperate climate, robust career opportunities with great culture, New Zealand is a perfect place for you. The New Zealand PR provides you with eminent facilities and a balanced work life. It is an extremely multicultural and welcoming country due to various authenticities yet no problem in communication as the basic language is English. Thus, NZ is the best destination because of the high standards yet simple system of education with healthcare benefits’ provided.

Cosmos services include Skilled Migration, Business Migration and study abroad programmes, we provide end-to end services from determining the country of your choice, submitting your applications, complying with the requirements, understanding the migration law for a country or region; dos and don’ts before you arrive in the country of destination and once you arrive as an immigrant.

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