Immigration

There are many types of visas available to migrants, whether they wish to enter New Zealand on a temporary or permanent basis. Choosing the right option is not always straight forward, nor is the application process itself. With our guidance, you can be sure that you, or your potential employee, are choosing the best pathway and are fully aware of the requirements that need to be met. Our Immigration Law team will provide support to get you from “A to NZ”.

Be Informed about Immigration

Our immigration lawyers are on top of New Zealand’s immigration policy changes and how they affect a migrant’s success on pathways they intend to take. We will keep you informed about any upcoming changes to immigration policies and advise on how you might best approach applying for a visa based on your circumstances.

Areas of Specialisation

There are many types of visa possibilities as shown below. Our experts will consider your circumstances and needs, help you understand the possible options and advise you as to the
requirements, potential hurdles and solutions. We will guide you throughout the application process and do the hard work for you.

Skilled Migrant Work Visa

Essential Skills Work Visa

Study to Work Pathway

Parent Category Visa

Work to Residence

Investor Category Visa

Entrepreneur Work and Residence Visa

Partnership

General Immigration Advice

Immigration News

Immigrating to New Zealand – Transitioning from Study to Work

16 December 2016 | Shehan Gunatunga

There are a number of options open to migrants who have completed their studies at a New Zealand university and wish to stay in the country. Amongst these are the Study to Work pathway and the Skilled Migrant Category (“SMC”).

The Study to Work...

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Changes to the Post-Study Work Visa Category
9 October 2018 | Shehan Gunatunga

On 26 November 2018, the government will implement changes to the study to work visa pathway. The migrants who will be affected by this change are...

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What can you do if you are unlawfully in New Zealand – the Section 61 Request
26 March 2018 | Shehan Gunatunga

Occasionally, migrants find themselves unlawfully in New Zealand. 

This is usually because their visa has lapsed and they have overstayed, or they have...

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The New Government and Potential Changes to the Study to Work Pathway
7 November 2017 | Shehan Gunatunga

The new government is set to take New Zealand immigration policy in a new direction.  Although we do not know the finer details just yet, the government...

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Get in touch

We’re here to help so if you’d like to discuss your matter or need further information specific to you, talk to us. We’ll listen to your needs and advise you as to next steps.