How do you apply for a work visa?
How to Apply
- Pay the visa application fee.
- Complete the Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application (DS-160) form.
- Schedule your appointment on this web page. You will need three pieces of information in order to schedule your appointment:
- Visit the U.S. Embassy/Consulate on the date and time of your visa interview.
NZ Working Holiday Visa Requirements
- Applicants must be between 18 and 30 years of age;
- You must be a citizen and hold a passport issued by an eligible country;
- Provide a proof you will leave New Zealand once your visa expires;
- You are not allowed to take dependents with you;
- Work to Residence: Accredited Employer. If you have a long-term or permanent job offer from an Immigration New Zealand accredited employer you could apply for a work to residence visa. You'll need to meet the age, health and character requirements, and your job offer will need to meet certain requirements.
- Can I apply for the Working Holiday visa if I'm already in New Zealand? Applying while you're already in the country means your visa application will take about four weeks to process (as opposed to five days or less if you do it online before you come), so plan ahead.
- Immigrant Visa Application Processing Fees (non-refundable, per person)
Immediate relative and family preference applications (processed on the basis of an approved I-130, I-600 or I-800 petition) $325.00 Certain Iraqi and Afghan special immigrant visa applications No Fee
- Step 1: Find out about jobs. Things to think about are:
- Step 2: Write or update your CV.
- Step 3: Search and apply for suitable jobs.
- Step 4: Prepare and practise for job interviews. Think about what kind of questions an employer might ask you.
- Step 5: Attend job interviews.
- Step 6: Get a job offer.
- Step 7: Begin working.
- Temporary Worker Visas (Skilled Workers) The H1-B visa enables foreign workers to temporarily work for a specific employer in the United States. To apply, you must have an employee-employer relationship, work in a specific in-demand specialty occupation, and be paid above the prevailing wage for that job.
- with this type of visa your employer can apply for a Visa status change without you leaving the country. In principle per rules anyone on a tourist or visit visa cannot take up employment. That said, if it is a visit visa issued by Dubai Immigration, there are options to convert it into an Employment Visa.
- We call your intentions your bona fides. While you can look for work or attend a job interview in New Zealand on a visitor's visa, your primary purpose must be to visit. You can't work on a visitor visa and you'll need to apply for a work visa before you can start work.
You do not need a visa to visit New Zealand if you are:
- A New Zealand or Australian citizen or resident,
- A UK citizen and/or passport holder (you can stay up to six months), or.
- A citizen of a country which has a visa waiver agreement with New Zealand (you can stay up to three months).
- The Skilled Migrant Category is a points system based on factors such as age, work experience, your qualifications, and an offer of skilled employment. You must also be aged 55 or under, and meet English language, health, and character requirements.
- You do not need a visa to visit New Zealand if you are: A New Zealand or Australian citizen or resident. A UK citizen and/or passport holder (you can stay up to six months) A citizen of a country which has a visa waiver agreement with New Zealand (you can stay up to three months).
- Unless you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, you will need a valid Australian visa to enter the country. All other passport holders must apply for a visa before leaving home. You can apply for a range of visas, including tourist visas and working holiday visas, at your nearest Australian Embassy or Consulate.
Updated: 7th December 2019