Procedures for New Zealand

Since most of the prospective offshore migrants tend to be eligible to migrate on the basis of their age, qualifications, skills and work experience under the Skilled Migrant Category (SMC), the procedures for the SMC visa are dealt in detail.

Please find below the self-explanatory flowchart diagram for the SMC Residence Visa Application process, as provided by Immigration New Zealand:


The above flow-chart clearly explains the SMC Application process in detail.

The objective of the Skilled Migrant Category is to provide for the grant of residence to people who demonstrate that they: