Fees

Residence visa application

In general, residence visa applications take somewhere between 6 to 12 months from lodgement to decision. We help you from start to end, making sure that you will have the best chance of getting your New Zealand residency.

Skilled Migrant

$4,000* plus GST

May be eligible if you can claim at least 160 points from the points table.

Residence from Work

$3,000* plus GST

May be eligible if you have held a Work to Residence Visa for at least 24 months.

Family

$3,000* plus GST

May be eligible if you have a family member who can sponsor your application.

Entrepreneur

$5,000* plus GST

May be eligible if your business is creating a significant benefit for New Zealand.

Investor

$5,000* plus GST

May be eligible if you have the requisite funds for investment in New Zealand.


Work visa application

Getting a work visa is an important stepping stone for applying for residence later on. You will need to ensure that you are applying for the correct visa that fits in with your overall strategy.

Essential Skills

$1,500* plus GST

May be eligible if you have a full time job offer.

Work to Residence

$1,500* plus GST

May be eligible if your job is in skill shortage, employer is accredited, or if you have an exceptional reputation in arts or sports.

Partnership

$1,000* plus GST

May be eligible if you are in a genuine and stable relationship with an eligible sponsor.

Study to Work

$1,000* plus GST

May be eligible if you have completed certain qualifications in NZ that meets criteria.

Entrepreneur

$8,000* plus GST

May be eligible if you can show that your business will benefit New Zealand significantly


Other applications

We also assist with the following types of applications. New Zealand employers can streamline the work visa processing for their employees by obtaining an "AIP" (approval in principle) or accreditation with Immigration New Zealand.

Student Visa

$500* plus GST

May be eligible if you have genuine intentions to study the course of choice.

Visitor Visa

$500* plus GST

May be eligible if you are a genuine visitor with sufficient funds.

Variation of Conditions

$750* plus GST

May be eligible if you have a justifiable reason for seeking a variation.

Approval in Principle

$1,500* plus GST

May be eligible if your business has not been able to source staff locally.

Employer Accreditation

$3,000* plus GST

May be eligible if you are a well established business with a sound track record.


Get out of trouble

It is extremely important that you seek help immediately if you have received a "PPI letter" from Immigration New Zealand, have been declined an application, or have run out of a visa while in New Zealand. Do not bury your head in the sand hoping that the problem will go away. You need to act now, and talk to someone who has dealt with the kind of problem you are having.

Character Waiver

From $1,000* plus GST

You will need to talk to us so that we could provide specialist advice.

Medical Waiver

From $1,000* plus GST

You will need to talk to us so that we could provide specialist advice.

Reconsideration

From $1,000* plus GST

You will need to talk to us so that we could provide specialist advice.

s61 request

From $1,000* plus GST

You will need to talk to us so that we could provide specialist advice.


Complaint

From $1,000* plus GST

You will need to talk to us so that we could provide specialist advice.

Appeal to IPT

From $4,000* plus GST

You will need to talk to us so that we could provide specialist advice.

Appeal to Ombudsman

From $1,000* plus GST

You will need to talk to us so that we could provide specialist advice.

Appeal to Minister

From $1,000* plus GST

You will need to talk to us so that we could provide specialist advice.


*Please note:

  • Initial consultation (20 minutes) is not charged. These meetings tend to be general in nature.
  • Our fees are indicative only for ordinary onshore transactions.
  • In most cases fees are payable in instalments, with the first instalment being payable at the time of engagement before we commence our work.
  • Our fees are exclusive of GST (Goods and Services Tax), relevant Immigration New Zealand application fees, and other disbursements. Other disbursements include medical examination costs, office administrative costs, postage & courier, advertising, translation, etc.
  • If you have a complex immigration, medical and/or charactor history, or in the event matters become complicated which requires us to spend more time than usual, fees may be charged on a time and attendance basis in addition to the indicative fees. We will discuss this with you should this situation arise.
  • We reserve the right to change our fees from time to time without notice.
  • Our fees are subject to our standard terms of engagement.