New Zealand Spouse Visa

New Zealand Spouse Visa


Looking to apply for New Zealand Visa in reference to your Partner/Spouse which means you’re married to the person who has visa to be in New Zealand. Then it becomes essential for you to understand under which visa-category you can apply depending upon the status of your Partner/Spouse. The Partner Visa for New Zealand can be categorized followingly:

Partner/Spouse of person having Student Visa

As per the NZ Immigration Guidelines, this category is called ‘Partner of Student Work Visa’. This has further subcategory depending upon the level of the course your Partner is studying in New Zealand:

If your partner holds Student Visa for New Zealand for studying a Level 7 or 8 Qualification of the disciplines which are in NZ’s Long Term Skill Shortage List or Level 9 or 10 Qualification, then join your Partner and get eligible for:

  • Work Visa
  • Study upto 3 Months

Any other course mentioned above, you can apply for:

  • Visitor Visa

Partner of person who is Resident/Citizen

This is known as the ‘Partner of a New Zealander Resident Visa’. You get eligible to study, work and live in New Zealand. And if you’ve a child/children having age 24 or less than 24, are eligible to apply for the Visa in your application.

Come to West Highlander; get assistance from the Licensed Immigration Adviser for New Zealand to apply for New Zealand Partner Visa:

Ms. Parwinder Kaur is the Director of West Highlander. She has experience from past 15 years in providing visa-assistance to her clients. She is a Licensed Immigration Adviser certified by IAA-Immigration Advisers Authority (New Zealand Govt.). Her License Number is 201002008.

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  • You are eligible for New Zealand spouse visa if your spouse or partner holds a student, work or resident visa of New Zealand. Under student visa you are eligible to apply for work visa if your spouse is studying in a level 8 and higher or pursuing a bachelor degree of level 7 qualification that falls under long term skills shortage list. But keep in mind immigration New Zealand will have final call on this, and also check the latest rules and eligibility conditions with immigration New Zealand  or book an appointment with us.
  • One of the very important factors to consider while applying for New Zealand dependent visa is that you must establish a genuine and stable relationship with your partner. Proving this aspect requires solid documentation. Relationship proofs are just not limited to providing marriage certificates, photos, and videos of the marriage. One needs to provide other documentation which reflects your genuine relationship. 

Qualifying Criteria

  • You qualify to apply for a dependent work visa if your spouse is NZ resident, citizen, is on a work visa, or  on a student visa with a course level 8 or above or pursuing any course in long-term skill shortage list. You must have a clear medical record and a clear character record to qualify for this. Any concern regarding your character must be addressed and a character waiver is granted to go ahead with your dependent visa / spouse visa application.

Features and Benefits:

  • Licensed Immigration adviser, Licensed by Immigration Advisor Authority, NZ
  • Holder of full License
  • Years of Experience with excellent success rate
  • Successful experience in dealing with complicated cases
  • Accurate case assessment for successful outcome of applications
  • Successful applications for character waiver
  • Competitive prices with excellent services

Why Refusal occurs?

  • Your spouse visa application for New Zealand  can be refused due to various reasons, there may be Insufficient Documentation, not enough Finances, Obligations, Character Concerns, health Concerns and more. A spouse visa applicant  is required to produce each and every required document in support of your application. If he or she is having insufficient evidence, his/her file may get rejected; hence you require to arrange sufficient evidence along with your spouse visa/ dependent visa application.NZ authorities can raise an objection to your spouse visa / dependent visa application or may reject it if the obligation to return home country is not mentioned. Immigration wants Character certificate, if you are not able to show character certificate or you are involved in any illegal activity, your file can be rejected. While applying for dependent visa /spouse visa, you must provide health certificate to NZ authorities showing you are fit, if not your application will get into the rejection category.You must show the proof that your marriage is legal. If you fail to produce the evidence of your marriage, Immigration will not grant you a visa.To prevent yourself from any of above issue you need to approach  New Zealand immigration adviser  like us who are efficient to manage any complicated case in a snap. Your spouse visa/ dependent visa application can be rejected if you take unlicensed advice.

Why West Highlander

  • Choosing the right spouse  visa category and providing supporting documentation is very important for the success of dependent  visa application. West Highlander has a tremendous success rate in spouse  visa applications for New Zealand . We look into the details of the case minutely so that it can be presented properly with the embassy. We have years of experience in dealing with complicated and refused spouse visa cases with  having a number of refusals before the case came to us. We successfully removed all the objections and we have a number of happy clients who successfully joined their spouses after applying for their spouse  visas through Ms Parwinder Kaur, Licensed immigration adviser by IAA, New Zealand.

Steps in process

  • STEP-1 : Gather documentation of your relationship history
  • STEP-2 : Go for medicals & Police Clearance Certificates
  • STEP-3 : Gather other personal documentation
  • STEP-4 : Apply for your visa with Immigration, New Zealand

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