New Zealand Residence Class Visa/Entry Permit Unless Granted a Character Waiver

Sometimes applicants are not considered eligible to be granted a residence class visa or residence permit, depending upon the degree or the severity of the offense, unless they are granted a character waiver. Any individual who relate to any of the following falls under this category:

  • An individual who has been at any point of time found guilty of any offense against the immigration system, or any law pertaining to the system of any country in the world; OR
  • An individual who has been found guilty of any offense pertaining to have involved in business or consumption of prohibited drugs at any point of time; OR
  • An individual who has been at any point of time found guilty of any offense in relation to dishonesty; OR
  • An individual who has at any point of time found guilty of any offense which is of sexual character; OR
  • An individual who has at any point of time found guilty of any offense, followed by imprisonment for that offense, irrespective of the fact whether it was of immediate effect or not; OR
  • An individuals who has been found guilty, no matter whether in the Kiwi country or not, of an offense committed at any point of time while he/she was in the Kiwi country illegally or was a temporary permit holder or was exempt, as per the Act, from holding a NZ permit, for which the Court has the right to award an jail sentence of 3 months or over; OR
  • An individual who has been at any point of time found guilty of any offense pertaining to involvement in violence; OR
  • An individual who has been at any point of time in last 5 years found guilty of any offense pertaining to irresponsible driving, drunk driving; OR
  • An individual while applying for a Kiwi visa/permit, has misrepresented himself/herself; OR
  • An individual who at any point of time has made racial (biased) statement in public; OR
  • An individual who has been or is one of the members of an entity which has objectives based on race, creed, color or ethnic origins; OR

If you are interested in applying for a residence permit to New Zealand, mail following information ASAP at [email protected] for a free of charge assessment by Ajay Sharma, principal consultant, ABHINAV.

  • Your updated resume if skilled professional, or if businessmen, then brief on business profile along with information on your current personal net worth.
  • If married, provide the resume for your spouse as well.
  • If applicable, please provide information on children and their age.

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