New Zealand

CriteriaPoints
Age :
20-29 years
30-39 years
40-44 years
45-49 years
50-55 years.

30
25
20
10
05
Close Family in New Zealand :
for close family in New Zealand


10
Skilled employment :
job Offer from New Zealand
working in a skilled job in New Zealand for less than 12 months
working in a skilled job in New Zealand for more than 12 months.

50
50
60
Bonus points:
work in an identified future growth area
work in an area of absolute skills shortage
work in a region outside Auckland
if partner has a skilled job or job offer.

10
10
10
20
Work experience in skilled employment :
2 years
4 years
6 years
8 years
10 years

Bonus points for work experience in New Zealand :
1 year
2 years
3 or more years

And if the work experience is in an identified future growth area :
2 to 5 years experience
6 or more years experience

And if the work experience in an area of absolute skills shortage :
2 to 5 years experience
6 or more years experience

10
15
20
25
30


05
10
15


10
15


10
15


Qualifications :
recognized level 4-6 qualification (e.g. trade qualification, diploma)
recognised level 7 or 8 qualification (e.g. bachelor degree, bachelor degree with honours)
recognised level 9 or 10 post-graduate qualification (masters degree, doctorate)

Bonus points for qualifications:

two years full-time study in New Zealand completing a recognized bachelor degree New Zealand qualification.

one year of full-time study in New Zealand completing a recognized post-graduate New Zealand qualification

two years of full-time study in New Zealand completing a recognized post-graduate New Zealand qualification

qualification in an identified future growth area

qualification in an area of absolute skills shortage

Points for Partners Qualification:

if your partner holds a level 4-6 qualification

if your partner holds a level 7+ qualification

40

50

60




10


10


15

10

10



10

20

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