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How to get Permanent Residency in New Zealand?
Asked by: maulik
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Posted on Mon, 7 Jul 2008 13:07:32 GMT
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After completing my studies in New Zealand, how can I get Permanent Residency there? And how can I get work permit there in New Zealand?
Answer

All international postgraduate students in New Zealand who complete two years course or other course which qualify for points under Skilled Migration Category can obtain a work permit after studies to obtain practical experience. Students are first provided six months work permit which can later be converted into two years work permit which makes students eligible to apply for permanent residency.

When you work after studies in New Zealand, you get points for your studies and skills. All information abroad permanent residencies in New Zealand are available in pages Iíve mentioned below:

http://www.immigration.govt.nz/community/stream/employ/faq/residencenz.htm
http://www.immigration.govt.nz/community/stream/employ/smc/
http://www.immigration.govt.nz/community/stream/employ/smc/

About work permit: Students who are enrolled full-time into a course longer than one year can apply for a work-permit in New Zealand. Work-permit allows international students do 20 hours of part-time jobs in New Zealand during their studies.

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