New Zealand Partner of a Student Work Visa

Partner of a New Zealander Visitor Visa

The Partner of a New Zealander Visitor Visa allows the partner of a New Zealand citizen or resident to live, work, and study in New Zealand temporarily. The partner must be able to provide evidence of a genuine and stable relationship with the New Zealander. This visa can also lead to residence if the requirements are met.

Citizens and residents of New Zealand are limited to sponsoring just one partner for residency within five years and can only sponsor a total of two partners for residency in their lifetime.

Eligibility Requirements for a Partner New Zealander Visitor Visa

The eligibility criteria and requirements for a partnership work visa NZ are listed below:

  • A valid passport (must be active for at least 3 months after leaving NZ) and acceptable photos.
  • Must submit a Medical Certificate, which includes a chest x-ray, medical examination, or both.
  • Submit a Police Certificate, which demonstrates good character.
  • It is necessary that you sincerely plan to comply with the terms of your visa for this visit.
  • The partner must be either a New Zealand resident, a permanent resident, or a citizen.
  • It is necessary to submit the police certificate of the partner from the countries they have lived in for the last 10 years.
  • The visa application must be supported by the partner in NZ.
  • The partners must represent a strong and sincere relationship.
  • Your partner is required to be in New Zealand during your visit.
  • You should have sufficient funds to support yourself while in New Zealand or have a reliable sponsor.
  • The applicant must possess travel tickets or demonstrate funds for booking tickets and staying in NZ.
  • The applicant must meet the requirements while including children in their application.

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Documents Checklist for NZ Partner Visitor Visa

Documentation is the most important process while submitting the visa application. The list of primary documents required for submitting the visa is given below:

Valid Passport


Medical Clearance Certificate (MCC)

Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)

Proof of relationship evidence

Travel tickets

Proof of Funds

Partnership-Based Temporary Visa Application

Proof of Funds by Sponsor, if being sponsored

Documents for dependent children, if included

Steps to apply for a Partner New Zealander Visitor Visa

The following are the steps involved in applying:

Processing time and fees for Partner New Zealander Visitor Visa

The average processing time is 63 weekdays, which will be completed within 5 months (90% of the applications). The timeframe varies periodically.

The cost of the visa is NZD $211 (₹10,430 INR approx.).

Conditions for the Partner New Zealander Visitor Visa

Below is a list of the conditions for the Partner New Zealander Visitor Visa:

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who can sponsor a visitor to NZ?

A New Zealand resident, permanent resident, or citizen can sponsor you as a visitor to NZ.

Can you apply for a partner visa while on a visitor visa?

Even if your partner is currently unable to provide you with resident visa support, they can still help you apply for a work or visitor visa.

Can I marry in New Zealand on a Visitor Visa?

Yes, you can marry in New Zealand on a Culturally Arranged Marriage Visitor Visa.

How long does an NZ partner visitor visa take?

Yes, with a New Zealand partner visa, you can bring your girlfriend to New Zealand under a de facto relationshipThe timeframes for NZ partner visitor visa varies periodically.

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