Category: New Zealand

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Travel Concerns During The Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are starting to think about travel plans and how to stay safe while on the go. While the availability of COVID-19 vaccines is certainly a positive development, there are still a number of travel concerns that we need to be aware of during this time of year.…
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New Zealand Immigration: Nurses Eligible for Immediate Residency

The Minister of Immigration of New Zealand, Hon Michael Wood, has announced that nurses and midwives will be added to the Immigration Green List that qualifies migrants for immediate residency.  This means a straight-to-residence pathway among a range of new immigration settings. They will be able to enter the country under the new setting from…
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New Zealand: Additional 200 Slots Working Holiday Visa Scheme with Spain 

Last 29 November 2022, New Zealand announced it will re-open the Working Holiday Visa Scheme with Spain and expand the number of open slots for eligible applicants. In August, the government announced that it will double the cap for all schemes in 2022. The scheme initially re-opened with 200 places available in April 2022. Doubling…
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Highest Ranked European Universities For 2023

According to the 19th annual edition of The Times Higher Education ranking, 36 of the Global Top 100 universities will be in Europe. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is a popular listing published annually, which in 2023 includes 1,799 universities from 104 countries and regions.  The Times Higher Education ranking has become a…
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EU Warning: ETIAS Not Yet Operational

Countries required to use Etias have been warned of fraud opportunities around the upcoming Etias European visa waiver. ETIAS will allow visitors from visa-waiver countries to freely travel through 30 European countries for up to 90 days for tourism, transit, or business.  The travel waiver doesn’t come into effect until November 2023, however, some scammers…
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