Skilled Migrant Visa: Best Option for Skilled Aspirants to New Zealand

New Zealand, the Land of Kiwi has become one of the most demanding destinations for immigration. There are lots of opportunities available for skilled professionals in this country.  Applying under skilled category provides the way to permanent residency in the country.

However, to obtain PR status in this country, there are certain basic criteria that an applicant has to fulfill. The applicants applying for New Zealand immigration under skilled class must fulfill the following requirements…….

  • Must be of less than 56 years of age
  • Should score atleast 100 points
  • Have to be in good health
  • Should be of good character
  • Should have proficiency in English language and must meet the prerequisite before the EOI (Expression of Interest) is lodged to New Zealand Immigration.

While claiming points, one thing to keep in mind is that points are provided for a job offer in the country on the basis of age, qualifications and work experience of the applicant. Bonus points are also provided for an offer of employment in fields of identified future growth, cluster or urgent skills shortages. Besides, extra points are awarded for jobs outside Auckland and even for qualifications in New Zealand.

When it comes to Expressions of Interest or EOI, they are pooled and then provided with rank by Immigration Department of New Zealand, pursuant to certain selection criteria. The applications which meet the requirements will be chosen in adequate numbers to fill in the positions available and then, will be asked o lodge application for permanent residence. However, this is not a first come, first served base system. Applicants have to present all the relevant documents in support of their claims made in the EOI.

The best way for a successful EOI is to fulfill the above mentioned prerequisites and to have a skilled employment offer in this Kiwi Land. Skilled employment requires experts, such as: technical or management specialists. The offer of employment in an occupation mentioned as skills level one, two or three occupation in the Australian and New Zealand Standard Occupations Classification may consider as skilled employment.

According to the recent changes made to the Skilled Migration policy of New Zealand, applicants with a skilled job or an employment offer before applying will have more chances of getting selected and receive invitation for residence application.

If you wish to apply for New Zealand Skilled Migration, then this is the right time for you. Currently the nation is in need of skilled professionals and therefore looking for overseas skilled workers to fulfill its skilled needs.

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