Working Holiday Visa

Who is New Zealand Working Holiday Visa for?

It is designed for young people from a number of countries, who would like to broaden their life experience and also explore one of the world’s most pristine environments.

  • Most commonly for those aged between 18 and 30, Working Holiday Visas are available to people from 18 to 35 from specific countries.
  • The duration is 12 months unless you are from the UK or Canada, in which case you may apply for up to 23 months.
  • No job offer is needed and your working hours are not capped, although your primary goal should be holiday, not work.
  • You are prevented from taking up permanent employment while you are on your Working Holiday Visa.
  • You can also do a course of study in New Zealand.
  • For some countries, the length of work for one employer is limited by 3 months.
  • You are expected to show the necessary funds to support yourself during your stay in New Zealand (the amount varies depending on the country)
  • No family members may be included in a Working Holiday application; however, they may apply in their own right.

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