Immigration Remuneration Requirements Changes - Skilled Migrant (Resident Visa) and Essential Skills (Work Visa)

16 November 2018

The following information was provide through https://www.laneneaveimmigration.co.nz/. 

Changes to Remuneration Requirements on 26 November – Skilled Migrant (Resident Visa) and Essential Skills (Work Visa) 

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has announced changes to the remuneration thresholds associated with both the Essential Skills Category (work visas), as well as the Skilled Migrant Category (resident visas).

With effect from 26 November 2018, the following threshold requirements will apply to applicants applying for work visas under the Essential Skills Category:

With effect 26 November 2018, the following threshold requirements will apply to applicants applying for resident visas under the Skilled Migrant Category:

It is important for employers and visa applicants alike to be aware of the increased remuneration thresholds and, for those who may be affected by the new thresholds, to act swiftly in lodging their visa applications before 26 November 2018.