Tag Archives: Parent Category


Changes to NZ Immigration Quotas Announced

It looks like the National Govt is out to reduce the number of new migrants, yesterday they announced a tightening to NZ immigration quota numbers. Under the changes, the higher end of the planning range for new residents over the next two years would be reduced from 100,000 to 95,000. Those coming to New Zealand under the […]

Update on the Parent Category (Residency)

This week sees the QCL immigration team casting light on some of the recent changes in the Parent Category for New Zealand Residency. Rita Worner is the author and an integral part of the QCL immigration team and an expert in the Parent Category of NZ visa. Rita is primarily involved in immigration and employment law […]

Can I sponsor my parents for residency in New Zealand?

If you have held your residence visa for at least 3 years, you may be eligible to sponsor your parents for residency.Your parents must also meet the following criteria: Good health; Good character; No dependent children; English language requirements, or pre-purchase English tuition; Either Tier 1 or Tier 2 requirements (see below). All applicants must […]