Employer Toolkit

Immigration

  • Visa Services 2020 Newsletter - November 2018

    Immigration New Zealand

    This monthly message pack has been developed to provide an update on the Visa Services 2020 Programme.

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  • Remuneration threshold value increases - Essential Skills & Skilled Migrant Category Visas

    Immigration NZ - November 2018

    The remuneration threshold values for Essential Skills and Skilled Migrant Category Visas are increasing on 26 November 2018, based on the increase of the median salary. Remuneration thresholds were introduced in August 2017 as a way, in part, of determining the skill level of a person’s employment for immigration purposes. The thresholds are updated annually to reflect the NZ median wage.

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  • Tourism and Hospitality Data Insights August 2018

    Immigration NZ - August 2018

    Immigration NZ Tourism and Hospitality Data Insights for August 2018, including work and visitor visa stats and information on Chinese visitor arrivals.

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  • Visa Services 2020 Update Sept - Oct 2018

    Immigration New Zealand -September 2018

    Update on Visa Services 2020, with a review of September and a look ahead to October

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  • Updating the remuneration thresholds

    Immigration New Zealand - January 2018

    Remuneration thresholds for Essential Skills Work Visa or Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa Applications updated for 2018.

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  • Visa Services 2020 Update August 2018

    Immigration New Zealand - August 2018

    Update on the Visa Services 2020 Programme, including a review of progress in July, and a look ahead to August.

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  • Tourism & Hospitality Data and Insight

    Immigration New Zealand - June 2018

    Includes information on work and resident visa by occupation and a spotlight on China visitor trends.

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  • Tourism & Hospitality Data and Insight

    Immigration New Zealand - February 2018

    Includes information on work and resident visas by occupation and a spotlight on Chinese visitor trends.

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  • Tourism & Hospitality Data and Insight

    Immigration New Zealand - January 2018

    Includes information on work and resident visas by occupation and a spotlight on India trends and China visitor visas.

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  • Tourism and Hospitality Employer’s Guide

    Immigration New Zealand, January 2018

    This guide includes important information about the following key work and residence visas:
    • Essential Skills (pages 1 & 2)
    • Skilled Migrant Category (page 3)
    • South Island Contribution (page 3)

    The guide also includes:
    • Online tools (Visa View) available to help employers check someone’s visa status (page 4)
    • The current income thresholds that apply to Essential Skills (ES) work and Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) residence visas (pages 4 & 5)
    • The basis for these thresholds (page 5)
    • Implications for key tourism and hospitality-related occupations (examples given on pages 6-8)
    • Remuneration and deductions information (pages 10 & 11).

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  • Tourism & Hospitality Data and Insights Report

    Immigration New Zealand, December 2017

    Latest statistics on work visas for the tourism and hospitality sector.

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  • 2017 Year in Review

    Immigration New Zealand

    A round-up of some of the key highlights and developments for INZ's work in the tourism and hospitality sectors during 2017.

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  • Changes to Essential Skills Visa 2017

    Immigration NZ update - presentation

    Information on the changes and how will they impact your business. For more information see the following item.

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  • Changes to Essential Skills Visa II

    Immigration New Zealand presentation

    More information on the changes and what is required from tourism and hospitality employers.

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  • Immigration New Zealand website

    Link to INZ's website

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  • Complaints and feedback

    Provide online feedback to Immigration New Zealand

    You can make a complaint, suggestion or give a compliment directly to INZ using the online feedback form.

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  • Visa View

    Immigration status check

    VisaView is a quick and easy way for employers to check the immigration status of overseas people who are seeking work.

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  • Recruiting overseas workers

    A Guide - Approval in Principle Request & Talent Employer Accreditation

    Both Approval in Principle requests (AIP) and Talent Employer Accreditation (TEA) can be suitable options for New Zealand employers who have an ongoing need to recruit overseas workers to supplement their workforce.

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  • Employing migrants

    Immigration New Zealand's new 'Employ Migrants' resource

    INZ's new website includes a section with all the information employers need about hiring migrants, including how to go about hiring overseas, visa options and guidance on what employers can and can’t do in support of a prospective employee’s visa application.

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