Where are most immigrants in New Zealand from?


Country Number %
New Zealand 3,370,122 72.60
England 210,915 4.54
Mainland China 132,906 2.86
India 117,348 2.53

What is a high skilled immigrant?

Highly skilled immigrants are an essential part of the United States’ workforce, filling critical labor gaps and contributing specialized skills, particularly in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields where demand for knowledgeable workers is consistently high.

Which skills are in demand in New Zealand?

Skills in demand

Long Term shortages Construction and Infrastructure shortages
Health and social services
ICT and electronics
Recreation, hospitality & tourism

What is a high skilled job?

High skilled jobs are those in the 1-3 digit SOC category, generally requiring a graduate level education; 4-6 digit SOCs are mid-range skills, mostly requiring a Level 3-5 education; and 7-9 digit SOCs are low skilled, which is mainly Level 2 qualifications and below.

What are the immigration requirements for New Zealand?

To be eligible for immigration to New Zealand as a skilled migrant you must meet the basic visa requirements. To be eligible: You must be under 56 years of age; You must be able to meet a pass mark of 100 points in the Points System to register an Expression of Interest.

What are the immigration laws in New Zealand?

Immigration law. New Zealand immigration laws provide a framework for us to manage immigration in a way that balances our national interests with our international obligations, protecting both New Zealanders and migrants. The ‘Immigration Act 2009’ (the Act) is the fundamental source of New Zealand immigration law. The Act:

Does New Zealand allow immigration?

Immigration New Zealand issues four main types of visas: Visitor Visas, which allow a person to stay in New Zealand for a period of time to visit or for short-term study. Student Visas, which allow a person to study full-time in New Zealand. Work Visas, which allow a person to work part-time or full-time in New Zealand.

Can I get a New Zealand visa on arrival?

New Zealand citizens travelling on a New Zealand passport may be granted a Special Category Visa on arrival entitling the holder to live, work and study indefinitely (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement ), provided that they are not assessed as either a Behaviour-concern non-citizen or a Health-concern non-citizen.