What can you support your family for?

Can I support my family if I have a student visa?

You may be able to provide support to the family members for the following types of visas:

If you are studying a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at a New Zealand university or as an MFAT-funded NZ Scholarship student (excluding Short-term Training Scholarships and English Language Training for Officials Scholarships) you can support:visitor visas for your partner and dependent children

a work visa for your partner

student visas for your dependent children.
If you are studying a level 9 or 10 qualification, or a level 7 or 8 qualification which appears on the Long Term Skill Shortage List, you can support:visitor visas for your partner and dependent children

a work visa for your partner.

If this tumble of various rules and conditions sounds a little bit beyond your grasp, don’t lose your head as we are committed to assisting you in a most intricate situation. Tell us more about your situation and our professional immigration consultant will leave no stone unturned to help you find an acceptable solution.