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Requirements - What do you need to do to
start your enquiry with us?
Once the Profile Sheet has been completed,
it will allow us to keep a complete record of your family
and the communications that go on between us. We will then
keep a current position of your process to achieve permanent
residency in New Zealand. Email
us first and we will send you a link to the Profile Sheet.
We undertake that the information you agree
to send us will be held in the strictest confidence.
We can recommend professional immigration consultants
for those immigrants requiring assistance with immigration
advice and procedures for intending new arrivals.
If you use a professional service, please let
us know immediately, so that we can monitor the processing
of the assessment and ensure you get a quick reply. Let us
have a copy of your answers to the assessment document, so
that we can download the information onto our own database.
We will, on receiving your profile, build up
an ongoing file of your application, which will enable us
to keep your application under constant review.
Because of New Zealands strict privacy
laws we will need your specific written consent to agree to
us opening a computer file with your provided details.
Processing time for permanent residency
Allow about six weeks to gather the requisite
documents. From the date you lodge your documentation, the
Immigration Service will take approximately six months to
approve your application.
To get things going
The AJI recommends that in order to proceed
with your immigration inquiries you follow this order:
- Look up the recommended websites so you get a general
background of what life is like in New Zealand.
- E-mail us with any specific questions. You will receive
a reply the following day.
- If you want to make a trip to New Zealand to look around,
we will help you smooth the way.
- If you then want to proceed further, emailus for our
questionnaire and once filled in and emailed back, we
will ascertain your eligibility to immigrate. Most important,
if you use a profession immigration consultant, let us
know immediately, as the consultants have many applications
and we will want to ensure that your assessment is treated
as top priority.
- Please send us all the key information in your assessment
so we can record, maintain and continuously update the
progress with your application, record your details, and
follow up any action we agree you need to make.
- Employment: Read our Immigration
NZ page about employment.
Remember, we are all Jews, and we are here to
help. The AJI's only motivation is to continuously build our
Immigration New Zealand has made it even easier
to find out about securing a visa, but our services can provide
added value to your experience, and provide pathways for those
people who may not 'fit' neatly into a visa category.
The job market in New Zealand is strong. The
recently elected Labour Government has announced a strong
state building program called KiwiBuild, which is aiming to
build 100,000 new homes within the next four years. There
is a projected demand for 30,000 workers for the construction
This calls for people with strong skills in construction,
in process or supply management, or financial management.
If you are a person with trades (construction, electrics,
plumbing, floor laying, tiling etc) or skills within the construction
sector then please contact us -
we can help you secure a visa.
For example, while you may not be eligible for a residency
visa, you could be eligible for a three year work visa, which
after the second year you could potentially convert into a
'work to residency' visa (5 years needed). We can assist with
developing a potential pathway for you.
While we are Auckland focused, we are here to help you no
matter where you are heading in New Zealand. Please let us
know how we can help you in your journey to settling in New
wishing to start businesses in New Zealand:
We have a specialised team who would welcome your enquiries.
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We will respect your privacy in
collecting and handling personal information in accordance
to the New Zealand Government Privacy Act 1993. We will not
give your details to others without your consent.
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