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New Zealand ‘Care Workforce Work-to-Residence Visa’ invites applicants  



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The New Zealand Care Workforce Work-to-Residence Visa is a new visa program that provides eligible care workers with the chance to permanently live, work, and study in New Zealand. 

ThePressNG learns that this new visa opportunity permits eligible care workers to establish permanent residence in New Zealand and offers the option to include their partner and dependent children under the age of 24 in the application. 

To qualify for this visa, you must either be employed by an accredited care employer or have a job offer from one. 

The cost of the Care Workforce Work to Residence Visa varies depending on your circumstances. However, the base fee is NZD 4,290. 

Besides the eligibility criteria and cost, there are other factors you should consider when applying for this visa: 

To apply for the Care Workforce Work to Residence Visa, you must first create an Immigration New Zealand (INZ) account. Once you have created an account, you can log in and start your application. 

You will need to provide a number of documents to support your application, including: 

INZ strives to complete the processing of Care Workforce Work to Residence Visa applications in approximately 10 working days.

It’s essential to remember that this is an estimate, and the actual processing time may vary, mainly depending on the complexity of your application.