Family Category Residence Visa (Parent)

A New Zealand Parent Visa entitles you to live in New Zealand as a resident for a 5 year period, at the end of which, you can apply for a New Zealand permanent residency providing you meet certain criteria. In order to apply for residence under this category the applicant must meet the health and character requirements, and have no dependent children.

To be a sponsor, you must be at least 18 years old, a New Zealand citizen or resident for at least 3 years, and meet the minimum income requirements depending on the Parent Category tier. To know exactly how many points you can qualify for please complete an online assessment or contact us today.