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The Kiwi government has its unique way to qualify highly skilled Immigrants and Identify them via a pointing-based system to attain PR under the Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) Visa. SMC is the path that skilled people qualify to gain a Permanent Residence Visa. This is managed and pivoted by Immigration New Zealand under the immigration act [2009]. Currently, New Zealand has a target of inviting 26000 immigrants under this SMC system.

The SMC Visa is a points-based system that requires a minimum of 100 points to qualify. The 100 points comprise Age, Education, Experience, Spouse factor, and Additional factors. Curious to check your NZ immigration eligibility? use our free Skilled Migrant Category Points Calculator.

Newzealand PR Points Calculator

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New Zealand PR points system Split up:

Under SMC stream points are disbursed for

  1. Age
  2. Education
  3. Experience
  4. Spouse Category
  5. Other Factors


Age (Maximum 30 points) Points
20 - 39 30
40 - 44 20
45 - 49 10
50 - 55 5

Education: 20 Points Maximum

Level of Education Points (20 max)
Level 3 to 6 40
Level 7 or 8 50
Level 9 or 10 70

Experience Outside Australia: 15 Points Maximum

Work Experience Points (15 max)
2 years 10
4 Years 20
6 Years 30
8 year 40
10 years or more 50

B, Spouse Category: 40

Spouse education: 20 Points Max

Partner Education level Points (20 max)
Partner has recognized level 7 to 8 Qualification 10
Partner has recognized level 9 to 10 Qualification 20

Points for spouse education can be claimed only if the Spouse attains Overall 6.5 in IELTS or equivalent score in PTE ,OET, TOEFL. Failing to achieve 6.5 may result in 0 points in spouse section

C. Primary Applicant Additional Points Section:

Attributes Points (140 max)
International Experience in area of absolute skills shortage list 15
1-year Experience in New Zealand 10
Already working under skilled employment in New Zealand 50
New Zealand current experience in absolute skill shortage 10
Experience outside Auckland 30
High Remuneration Threshold 20
Full Time Education in New Zealand 15

Benefits of a New Zealand PR visa

What Is Competent, Proficient And Superior English Level In New-Zealand Immigration:

  1. You can live, work, travel and study in New Zealand indefinitely without any restrictions
  2. You can avail medical facilities at subsidized rates as well as social security benefits
  3. Your children shall be eligible for free education at state-run schools and universities
  4. You can sponsor your relatives to apply for permanent resident visas, provided
  5. they meet the residency and assurance of support requirements
  6. You can apply for New Zealand citizenship after staying in the country for several years, needless to say that you fulfil all their other criteria such as basic usage of English language, communicative skills, good character, and a clear intent to continue staying in the country
  7. Children born in New Zealand shall automatically gain citizenship of the country by birth

When to Apply for NZ PR?

  1. Be under 55 years of age
  2. Hold a bachelor’s Degree Minimum
  3. 6 to 8 years of skilled work experience
  4. Able to Prove your English proficiency skills

How GreenTree Immigration can help you to attain New Zealand PR:

GreenTree Immigration is the only immigration consultant who owes In-depth process knowledge on New Zealand Immigration. Our highly skilled professionals can guide you through the process with ease and our success stories talks for us instead. With GreenTree Immigration your NZ PR dream is active and safe. We have been ranked as the #1 Genuine and Authorized New Zealand Immigration consultant in India.


1, Can I get invite with 160 Points?

160 points or above can surely secure invite from NZ government without any doubt.

2, What is NZQA?

New-Zealand qualification Authority is a Skills assessing body which assess your education credential.

3, Is 140 a good score?

Any score above 130 is definitely a good score but the points is we must wait longer than the normal processing time.

4, IS IELTS or PTE mandatory for NZ Immigration?

Yes IETLS/PTE or any accepted English language test score is mandatory for NZ PR process.

5, What is the minimum points for NZ immigration?

One must attain 100 points in the Points Grid to qualify for NZ Immigration.

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