Requirements to obtain a work visa in New Zealand?
Depending on your personal circumstances and your future plans in New Zealand, you will need one of the following visas to work:
STUDENT VISA with permission to work.
Not all studies allow to obtain this visa, the course duration, category, level institute... will determine whether or not you get this visa.
Apart from studying, this visa allows you to work up to 20 hours a week.
And during vacation you can work full-time 40 hours a week.
This type of work visa in New Zealand allows you to work under conditions. There are different types depending on age, job, country of origin...: Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa, Essential Skills Work Visa, Specific Purpose Work Visa, Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Visa, Post Study Work Visa-Employer Assisted, Talent (Accredited Employers) Work Visa, Partner of a Student Work Visa, Business Visitor Visa, Post Study Work Visa-Open, Partner of a Worker Work Visa, Silver Fern Job Search Work Visa...
WORKING HOLIDAY VISA
This type of visa is aimed at young people (usually 18-30 years, although depending on the country, the age is extended to 35), it allows you to work and travel around New Zealand.
The duration of this visa is up to 12 months, except those in the UK that have up to 23 months.
To get a working holiday visa you need to fill out an application. Each year the deadline for requesting this type of visa and the number of seats varies.