INZ 1153, Explained

SSE/WHE Work Visa Applicationunder Supplementary Seasonal Employment or Working Holidaymaker Extension Instructions

Document Information

INZ Number
INZ 1153
Publisher
Immigration New Zealand
Published
February 2023
File Type
PDF
File Size
699 KB
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What is INZ 1153 used for?

INZ 1153 is an application form used for applying for a work visa under the Supplementary Seasonal Employment (SSE) Instructions or the Working Holidaymaker Extension Instructions in New Zealand. It is specifically designed for individuals who are currently in New Zealand and have a genuine intention to work for an eligible employer in the horticulture or viticulture industries.

Who can fill out INZ 1153?

INZ 1153 can be filled out by individuals who are currently in New Zealand and meet the eligibility criteria for applying for a work visa under the Supplementary Seasonal Employment (SSE) Instructions or the Working Holidaymaker Extension Instructions.

This includes individuals who hold a temporary entry class visa and have a genuine intention to work for an eligible employer in the horticulture or viticulture industries, or individuals who hold a work visa granted under a working holiday scheme and have been employed to undertake seasonal work in these industries for a minimum of three months.

Preview of INZ 1153 form

How to fill out INZ 1153

INZ 1153 form includes sections for personal details, contact information, and details about the type of work visa being applied for. It also outlines the general requirements for the work visa application, such as submitting a completed application form, paying the application fee and applicable levies, providing a valid passport or travel document, attaching recent passport-size photographs, and providing evidence of an outward ticket from New Zealand or sufficient funds to purchase one.

The document further explains the specific requirements for SSE work visa applicants, including the need to demonstrate a genuine intention to work for an eligible employer in the horticulture and viticulture industries. It also mentions that visas may be granted for a period of six months.

For Working Holidaymaker Extension applicants, in addition to the general requirements, evidence of having been employed to undertake seasonal work in the horticulture or viticulture industries for at least three months during the currency of the working holiday scheme visa is required.

The document also covers health and character requirements, stating that individuals intending to stay in New Zealand for more than six months may need to provide a Chest X-ray Certificate and a General Medical Certificate. It also mentions the need for a police certificate if intending to stay in New Zealand for two years or longer.

The form includes sections for immigration adviser’s details, where applicable, and a declaration by the applicant. It concludes with an application checklist and instructions for returning the documents.

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