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Do you want to start a new life in New Zealand?

The border is open, and the country is looking for migrants with specific skills.

There is still a shortage of skills in certain industries and professions in New Zealand. Applicants with the right qualifications, experience, and, in some cases, occupational registration who fill the positions on the NZ Skills Shortage List could apply for a residence visa after only 2 years in the specific role, and some can apply straight to residence. Note that certain conditions apply. Completing our free Eligibility Assessment will provide us with the information needed to give you more clarity about your options.

Industries With a Skills Shortage:
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Business
  • Health and Social Services
  • ICT Electronics and Communications
  • Recreation, Hospitality, and Tourism
  • Science
  • Trades*
  • Auto Electrician
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Electrician
  • Electrical Line Mechanic
  • Fitters & Turners (strictly speaking, Fitters & Turners are not on the LTSSL, but we know they are desperately needed in NZ.)

*Note: We advise any qualified tradesmen or tradeswomen – not just those on the above list – who can provide proof of their qualification (e.g., a certificate from Olifantsfontein or Red Seal) to get in touch with us as soon as possible by completing our free Eligibility Assessment below.

Professions With a Skills Shortage:
  • Civil Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Project Builder
  • Surveyors
  • Geo-Tech Engineers
  • Teachers
If you’re in a profession on the LTSSL, please get in touch with us as soon as possible by completing the Eligibility Assessment form above or simply fill out the enquiry form here:

Enquiry Form


Visa Categories

Accredited Employer Work Visa

The AEWV makes it easier for New Zealand businesses to fill positions and employ the right people. To get accreditation, employers must meet specific criteria, e.g., to show that they are financially viable and have a credible plan in place to stay viable. This will give applicants more confidence that they will work for a solid company and earn a market-related salary. It also gives them a sense of certainty about the visa process and the employment they will be undertaking in New Zealand.

Skilled Migrant Category Visa

This is one of the most popular ways to move to New Zealand.

The system is points-based; if you score above 180 points, you will be able to apply for residence under the Skilled Migrant Category.

* One of our core services is to help clients prepare for the New Zealand job market.

Spouse/Partner/Dependent children visa

Contact us for more details

We have helped thousands of families to achieve their dream of a new life in New Zealand and want to do the same for you. Start your journey by completing the FREE Eligibility Assessment now