Bringing up your parents to join you in New Zealand will not only complete your family but also bring joy and happiness within. Parent visa program let the legal guardians join you in New Zealand under your sponsorship. In order to apply under this category you must be a New Zealand citizen or resident for at least three years.
What you need to be eligible for the Visa Program?
How Parent Visa works?
Stage 1 – Expression of Interest
Your Expression of Interest (EOI) can be lodged via post with all the required documents. Once your EOI has been selected, it will be forwarded to the INZ branch for an initial assessment.
Stage 2 – Main Application
In case you fulfill the requirements, you will be invited to apply for residence under the Parent Category. Application for residency must be lodged within a period of four months from the date of Invitation received.
How much time does the process takes?
The processing time for Parent visa, is subject to Capping and Queuing, i.e. the limit or cap of visa applications which can be granted are set for each year and when a cap is reached, applicants are forwarded to wait in a queue for visa grant consideration in the following year.
Benefits for Parent Visa
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