Getting an employer accreditation number with Immigration New Zealand would mean that the employer would be able to offer a more attractive employment package to its key employees it wishes to secure long term. The accreditation will enable key employees to apply for their work visas under the Talent Visa (Accredited Employers) Category, which has a number of advantages. The advantages of applying under this category are:
However, Getting an employer accreditation number is not a straight forward process and Immigration New Zealand will want to see supporting documents that will show that the employer is:
All offers of employment provided as part of a Talent Visa (Accredited Employer) application will need to meet certain criteria, including: the offered position being for a term of at least 2 years, base salary of at least $55,000 per annum, full time, etc. An employer accreditation will be valid for 12 months, and a new accreditation application must be made at the expiry of the initial 12 months term in order to retain the accreditation status.
Many issues that you were not aware of could surface when you lodge an Employer Accreditation Number application to Immigration New Zealand, so it will be worth getting proper advice and guidance from the beginning.