New Zealand Student Visa

New Zealand Student Visa

The visa any student will need depends on the types of study one wants to enroll in and how long they want to stay in New Zealand. Anybody who are willing to go to New Zealand needs to have a valid passport with the right visa.

Documentations required

To apply for a visa, one must have the following documentation ready

  • A valid passport which must be valid for at least three months after your period of stay in New Zealand.
  • An acceptance letter from a New Zealand education provider, stating the minimum course duration, total tuition fees. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority must approve the course taken by an individual.

Additional documentation such as:

  • Academic documents like transcripts, diplomas, degrees or certificates
  • Student Visa Application form
  • Visa application fee
  • Tuition fee receipt showing payment to date

Likewise, students also have to show an evidence that they have sufficient funds to cover their living expenses throughout the period of their stay. They need to show an amount of NZ$15,000 for a full year study or NZ$1,250 per month. This may include:

  • Bank statements
  • Financial responsibility by a sponsor to cover accommodation and living costs.
  • Evidence that you are leaving New Zealand after the completion of your program.
  • A scholarship program
  • A police certificate showing that you do not have any type of criminal record.
  • An X-ray certificate. An individual will need to have a chest x-ray if they are willing to stay in New Zealand for more than six months.
  • Full medical examination

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Why Choose New Zealand?

As New Zealand is a member of Lisbon Recognition Convention, its certificates and degrees are recognized in most countries.

Education System in the New Zealand

Education system in New Zealand is considered one of the best in the world and is immensely diverse.

Employment opportunities in New Zealand

In comparison to other western countries New Zealand’s government encourages international students to find a job and settle in the country.

Cost of Studying in the New Zealand

The students should consider expenses like accommodation, food, health coverage and travelling along with the tuition fees.

Scholarship Options in New Zealand

Universities & colleges in New Zealand provide a wide range of scholarships to the international students to fund their studies.