New Zealand Silver fern visa is also known as New Zealand silver fern job
search visa. It’s a really great immigration product. This visa is like a dream
come true for job seekers who wish to explore the country and the jobs on
offer. This visa allows the holder to stay in the country for 9 months and hunt
for a job of his choice.
It's like having a real life job portal open to you, where you can go door
to door style applying to the companies you like and even enter into
internships if the companies like what you have to offer.
Silver Fern Visa is not limited to job search only, you can also use it to
train in the country as an addition to your existing course. For example, you
have been pursuing a degree in chemical engineering and now wish to get some
international practical work exposure, you can do so by applying for a silver fern
you apply for a Silver Fern Job Search visa, you must:
- not have previously been granted a Silver Fern
Job Search visa
- be aged between 20 and 35 years of age
- be outside New Zealand during the application
- hold a recognized bachelor’s degree or higher
qualification, or a recognized trade qualification with a minimum of two years
of work experience in that trade
- meet the English language requirements set out
for principal applicants under the Skilled Migrant Category (IELTS level 6.5)
- have a minimum of NZ$4,200 available funds to
meet your living costs while you are in New Zealand (subject to change, please
get in touch with your adviser for more information)
- meet our health and character requirements
advised the silver fern visa is a limited offer immigration product. That means
there is a quota system here. So you have to apply for it on time, lest you
miss the bus. Also, you can only apply for this visa once.
The Silver Fern Job Search visa is for highly skilled people with recognized
qualifications. You need to provide a New Zealand Qualifications Authority
(NZQA) assessment – either an International Qualification Assessment or a
Qualifications Assessment Report – of your qualification, unless one of the
Your qualification is on our List of Qualifications Exempt from Assessment. You have full or provisional registration and your qualification has been
assessed by a New Zealand registration authority as being comparable to a New
Zealand qualification on the List of Qualifications Exempt from Assessment.
If your qualification is required for employment where occupational
registration is required in New Zealand, you must show that you hold, or can
obtain, full or provisional registration for that occupation in New Zealand.
To know more it would be best to get in touch with a professional
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